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About Instituto Mazatlán de Bellas Artes (IMBA) - Ballet Folklórico de Sacramento:

Founded in 1994 by Yolanda Ramos-Colosio in Sacramento, California, Instituto Mazatlán de Bellas Artes (IMBA) - Ballet Folklorico de Sacramento is a distinguished school of dance and performing arts. IMBA quickly emerged as a vibrant platform, inviting Sacramento's youth to explore their Mexican heritage and unleash their kinetic and artistic talents.

Our Mission:

At IMBA - Ballet Folklorico de Sacramento, our mission is to inspire and empower individuals of all ages and backgrounds to explore their artistic potential and embrace the richness of Mexican culture. 
Through our diverse dance and music programs, we foster creativity, self-expression, and a profound sense of cultural pride. We are driven by the commitment to preserve the essence of Mexican heritage, share its beauty with the world, and celebrate the splendor of traditional folkloric dance.

Our Vision:

We envision IMBA - Ballet Folklorico de Sacramento as a beacon of cultural enrichment, uniting communities and celebrating the universal language of dance and music.

We strive to create a diverse and inclusive community that embraces the spirit of Mexican heritage, inspiring artistic innovation and personal growth.

What We Offer

IMBA - Ballet Folklorico de Sacramento offers a wide range of programs, including Mexican Folkloric Ballet, Traditional Classic Ballet, and training in various musical instruments and voice.

Our expert instructors are passionate about passing on their knowledge and skills, instilling a deep appreciation for the performing arts. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced performer, we provide a welcoming and supportive environment for all individuals to develop their artistic talents and flourish as cultural ambassadors.

At IMBA, we dance with passion and emotion."

Meet Our Team

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Yolanda Colosio


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Abraham Perez


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Yesenia Cuadras


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Enrique C.


Join Us:

We invite you to be part of the IMBA - Ballet Folklorico de Sacramento family. Come explore the world of dance and music, celebrate Mexican traditions, and join us on a journey of self-discovery and artistic fulfillment. Together, let's weave a tapestry of traditions, creativity, and harmony that transcends borders and leaves an indelible mark on hearts worldwide.
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