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Need An Event Space This Fall? Rent Our Venue!

If you currently dance with LaVida Dance Studio you probably know and love our space. Our studio is equipped with a wide variety of features for dance classes, performances, and events of all kinds. This space can also be rented for events and parties and is available this fall and winter. If you are looking…
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5 After School Dance Classes For Children To Try This Fall

Fall is right around the corner, and that means school will be back in session soon. Many parents are currently making back to school shopping lists and navigating the balancing act of their children’s extracurricular schedules. If you’re looking for some fun and enriching after school activities for your child this year, dance classes may…
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Every Wednesday 6:30pm

Absolute Beginner Adult Ballroom & Latin Level 1 A general introduction to social partner dancing, partnering skills and basic steps of the following dances: Foxtrot, Swing, Waltz and Cha-cha. These are fun, romantic, sexy and practical dances to learn for various dancing opportunities such as weddings, private parties, cruises and corporate events. $125 (8 classes…
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School Season Sept 6 – May 27:

Pre-Ballroom & Modern (ages 6-8) Wednesdays 5:30pm Hip-Hop (ages 6-8) Mondays 4:30pm Wednesdays 4:30pm Ballroom/Latin (ages 8-12) Tuesdays 4:30pm Thursdays 4:30pm Pop Culture (ages 8-16) Tuesdays 5:30pm Thursdays 5:30pm Hip-Hop (ages 8-16) Mondays 5:30pm Wednesdays 5:30pm
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Twinkle Star Dance Program:

LaVida Studio is the only studio in the area to offer the award-winning Twinkle Star Dance Curriculum for preschoolers. In this program, students are introduced to ballet, jazz and ballroom​ dance. Ages 3-5 Saturdays at 9:45am Ages 5-7 Saturdays at 11:30am
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WEST COAST SWING SOCIAL

WC SWING DANCE SOCIAL Every 2nd and 3rd Friday of the month Do you enjoy music like blues and alternative rock? Come mingle and dance with West Coast Swing dancers at our monthly social! 7:30pm - 8:30pm Introduction to WC Swing drop-in class (perfect for those who want to try West Coast Swing) 8:30pm -…
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SALSA LAVIDA DANCE PARTY

LATIN DANCE SOCIAL Join us for our monthly Salsa dance party! There is tons of great Salsa and Bachata music by DJ Yambu. Everyone is welcome, so do invite friends! 7:30pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Salsa drop-in class (perfect for those who want to try salsa) 8:30pm - 11:00pm Dance Social Party Entrance: $7 party;…
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TANGO PRACTICA

ARGENTINE TANGO PRACTICE Practice makes perfect. It takes time to embody what you have learned in your Argentine Tango classes, so why not help yourself absorb it all by coming to our Tango Practica? Weekly attendance is the guaranteed road towards rapid progress. 8:30pm - 10:30pm Practice Social Dance Entrance: $5
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MILONGA LAVIDA

ARGENTINE TANGO SOCIAL 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. 8:00pm- 8:30pm FREE Introduction to Tango class 8:30pm - 9:30pm Social Dancing to Alternative Tango-Nuevo Music 9:30pm - 12:30am Social Dancing to Traditional Tango Music Entrance: $10…
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Gift Certificates

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Birthday Parties

Let us host your next birthday! [row] [span6] ADULTS Birthday Parties Make your birthday a memorable one by spending it dancing! We offer various themed classes for Adult parties at our beautiful studio. [button text="Book a party!" link="https://lavidastudio.com/adult/birthday-parties/" style="default" size="normal" target="_self" display="inline" icon="no"] [/span6] [span6] YOUTH Birthday Parties Make your child's birthday a memorable one…
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Private Lessons (Youth)

Private lessons with the knowledgeable, patient and professional instructors at LaVida are the most effective way to improve your child’s dancing. Whether you want personal inspiration from a pro, or closer correction to the detail of the movement - our instructors have a rich history of memorable performances, competition titles, TV appearances, and top-level knowledge…
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Prices

Group Class Prices Unlimited Monthly Membership - $135 Annual Unlimited - $1200 good for any adult classes, except performance and pre-performance group classes Argentine tango Level 1 (8-week series) - $125 includes 8 classes and 8 practice sessions Level 2 and up (4-week series) - $60 Ballroom Level 1 (8-week series) - $125 includes 8…
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Zouk

LaVida is the only place in the Eastside Seattle area that offers weekly Zouk classes and monthly dance socials! Zouk is a partner dance suited for all ages. It’s music is characterized by a slow rhythm and a heart-beat-like deep baseline. It takes its origins in both Brazilian and Caribbean dance cultures, literally engaging people…
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Dress Code

LaVida Dance students are required to wear certain shoes and colors of leotards/tights, depending on the classes they are enrolled in. NOTE: Hip Hop and Pop Culture classes do not have a required dress code, although we recommend comfortable, loose, and modest attire with a pair of sneakers used only for dance, or dance shoes.…
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Rent Our Venues

Hardwood floors, natural lighting, and spacious design makes our studio perfect for meetings, parties, birthdays...and more! Make your event a memorable one with our various themed classes as an additional service. Studio Rent in Bellevue
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Shows

Upcoming: 2017 Dance Show: TBA Past: 2016 Treasures De LaVida 2015 Danzami Watch our videos on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_mHm8sU50A
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