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Salsa Class for Beginners
EVERY FRIDAY at 8:30 - 9:30 PM
This class is a great start to learning Salsa moves that you’ll find people dancing at a typical salsa night club.
The class is ongoing and held at the same time each week, with the same instructor. It is structured to give you maximum learning results in a group setting through repetition and practice of steps and lead/follow technique to help your muscle memory execute basic moves and variations with minimal thinking.
You may join the class any time. No dance experience or partner needed.
The goal of this class is to bring a confident dancer from a group class setting out on to the social dance floor within few months. An additional learning opportunity is available during private lessons. No partner required. No experience needed.
Price per person:
Monthly Pass $95
Bachata Class for Advanced Beginners
April 21th - May 12th
May 19th - June 9th
June 16th - July 7th
Fridays 8:30 - 9:30 PM
Take this class if you are familiar with Bachata basic steps, know some simple moves but want to keep growing. Combining bachata music with more contemporary music, and deep emotion, this form introduces more fluidity, waves and a circular motion into the interpretation. In this course you will learn the principles of lead and follow technique, connection, body waves and social dancing patterns.
With musicality and styling for leads and follows students will learn to build confidence executing moves on the dance floor.
It is structured to give you maximum learning results in a group setting through repetition and practice of steps and lead/follow technique to help your muscle memory execute basic moves and variations with minimal thinking. No dance experience or partner needed.
Price per person:
Bachata 4-week series Pass $95
Argentine Tango Classes
Beginners Level 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Intermediate Level 5:00-6:00 PM
Argentine Tango Drop-in classes for Absolute beginner and Intermediate level. No dance experience or partner needed. Join us anytime! You will be taught the fundamental movements of Argentine Tango, technique and musicality. As you progress the material will evolve in its complexity on the intermediate level. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes with leather/suede sole. Walk-ins are welcomed!
Price per person: $25
Ladies of LaVida Performance Team
Ladies of LaVida Team
Tuesdays 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM - Latin Fusion
Thursdays 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM - Jazz Fusion
Our Ladies of LaVida Performance Team are dedicated to building strong, confident, and high-level female dancers that may have not started from a young age. After technical strength is built, choreography and show-dance routines are created for the group to later perform around local stages. Dedication to be a part of this group is required, and progress is guaranteed. This team is proof that one can begin to dance from ANY age if they put in the hard work. Classes mix a variety of stretching and cardio exercises with choreography in Fusion, and dance styles such as Ballroom/Latin Fusion, Jazz, Jazz Funk. Ladies learn two choreography pieces during the months of September through May to perform on stage, and another choreography for the summer session video project.
Price per person:
Tuition: 1 day/week - $145; 2 days/week $276 auto-payment charges your credit card on file on the 1st of each month.LEARN MORE
NEW Social Ballroom Adult Class
DATE & TIME TBA
Social Ballroom Dance classes will put you in a good mood and give you a boost of energy! Our students rave that our classes are fun and interesting. Dancing with your friends and classmates provides connection and endorphins. In practice sessions, we will learn the basic moves of Social Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot as well as American Rumba, Samba, Jive, and other popular social ballroom styles. No partner required. No experience needed.
Price per person:
Bachata Ladies Team BACHEETAHS
Bachata Ladies Team "BACHEETAHS"
Dates: January 23rd - June 12th (for ladies who want to perform)
Dates: January 23rd - April 10th (for ladies who want to learn the choreography and ladies styling only)
Time: Mondays 8:00PM-9:30PM
Your heart beats for Bachata, you are a team player and looking for a very special challenge combined with a lot of fun among great people in regular training sessions? Then become part of LaVida BACHEETAHS TEAM! A sharp and fabulous ladies team will focus on connections to music, arm styling, body rolls and body isolations. It’s not how much talent you have but how big your desire is to learn and grow as a dancer. Being on our team will help you grow not only as a performer but more importantly as a social dancer!
Pre-Requisite: completing Bachata Ladies Styling Series or some experience in dance, strong desire to dance is a must
Tuition: $145/month auto-pay charged on the 15th of each month (performance costume is not included)
Try-out date: January 23rd
Time: 8:00 PM- 9:30 PM
SOCIAL EVENTSBachata Dance Social - TUESDAYS
BACHATA TUESDAYS DANCE SOCIAL (every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month)
Join us for the biggest Bachata event on Eastside! of 2023 where dancers share their passion for Bachata!
Bachata Tuesdays Social Dance is every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at LaVida!
FEB 14th, FEB 28th
MAR 14th, MAR 28th
APR 11th, APR 25th
MAY 9th, MAY 23th
JUN 13th, JUN 27th
8:30 - 9:30 PM BACHATA INTERMEDIATE CLASS by Quest & Julia
9:30 PM SOCIAL STARTS
$25 Class+ Social
$20 Social (light refreshments provided)
Cash, Venmo or PayPal only
Salsa & Bachata Dance Social - FRIDAYS
SALSA & BACHATA DANCE SOCIAL (every 3rd Friday of the month)
JAN 20th, FEB 17th, MAR 17th, APR 21th, MAY 19th, JUNE 16th
Join us for Public Dance Social w/ intro classes at LaVida!
Dj Raj spins best ♫ SALSA/BACHATA MUSIC
✧ SCHEDULE ✧
✓ 8:30 - 9:30 PM - Bachata class for beginners
✓ 8:30 - 9:30 PM - Salsa class for beginners
✓ 9:30 - 11:30 PM - Salsa & Bachata dance social
Class + Salsa & Bachata party $25 Pay at the door or online
Salsa & Bachata party ONLY! $15 Pay at the door
Argentine Tango Milonga Dance Social - SUNDAYS
MILONGA (every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month)
FEB 5th, FEB 19th
MAR 5th, MAR 19th
APR 2nd, APR 16th
MAY 7th, MAY 21st
JUN 4th, JUN 18th
Come dance, mingle, and socialize! Experience the dance night of Buenos Aires. Milonga LaVida is a social Argentine Tango dance night open to the public. We are a friendly welcoming community.
✧ SCHEDULE ✧
✓5:00pm - 6:00pm pre-milonga class for Intermediate level
✓6:30pm - 9:30pm Social Dancing Milonga LaVida
Entrance: Milonga $15 (light refreshments provided)
Eastside Salsa Marina Annual Public Dance Event - JUNE 10TH 2023
EASTSIDE SALSA MARINA ANNUAL EVENT -JUNE 10th 2023
What's better on a summer night than dancing all evening long at the waterfront?!
Join us for the 9th Annual Outdoor Public Salsa Dance Party at the Kirkland Marina Park under the roof of main gazebo!
Invite Friends FB event
No dance experience needed. No partner required.
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Beginner Salsa Class
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Social Dancing | Performances | FUN
PRIVATE CLASSESIndividual Private Lessons
Individual Private Lessons
Private lessons with the knowledgeable, patient and professional instructors at LaVida are the most effective way to improve your dancing. Whether you want personal inspiration from a pro, or closer correction to the detail of your movement - our instructors have a rich history of memorable performances, competition titles, TV appearances, and top level knowledge that make them extremely qualified to provide either. They are excited to share their experience and expertise with you during private lessons.LEARN MORE
Group Private Lessons
Group Private Lessons
Do you want a dance class just for your social bubble?
We can help! We are now offering the option to charter your own private dance class.
Invite your trusted friends, choose your day, time, and style of dance. You can even mix and match different styles of dance to create a well-rounded experience!
Wedding Dance Lessons
Wedding Dance LessonsCreate a special dance for your special day! Our professional dance instructors are dedicated to making your first dance a success. We offer unique choreography, tailored to your favorite songs and movements. We’ve done it all: classy Waltz, flirty Cha-Cha, passionate Tango, the Mambo piece from ‘Dirty Dancing’, and even surprise Hip-Hop wedding flashmobs for the bride! The possibilities are endless!
We also offer instructions to prepare Mother-and-Son dance, Father-and-Daughter dance, Bridal Party Group dance, Corporate Dance Choreography, Flashmob Choreography, Class and/or Performance at your event.LEARN MORE