As part of the grand re-opening of Terminal 2 at the San Diego International Airport, four grade-three students from Carson Elementary performed with Ballet Folklorico to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
passengers were greeted by dancers who perform regularly with Ballet
Folklorico, a dance company that partners with Bayside Community Center
in Linda Vista, one of Carson's very active school partners.
Folklorico teaches traditional Mexican dances and folklore to children
ages 5-12 Folklorico is composed of ballet steps and musical pieces
reflecting various regions and folk music genres of Mexico.
is great for a child¹s frame of mind," said Carson Principal Joe
Frescatore. "By teaching youngsters how to dance it gives them physical
advantages such as general fitness, discipline, endurance, balance and
coordination. Dance also provides youth with the opportunity to interact
with others, providing social activity and a sense of camaraderie that
tends to make a person much more spontaneous, while developing their
For more information: Nadia Arambula at (619) 446-7283, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.balletfolkloricoeltapatio.com