Ballet folklórico: Social Welfare major Gabriela Ruiz celebrates Mexican culture through dance

September 17, 2021

Graciela Ruiz in folklórico dress standing in front of redwood treeGraciela Ruiz, a fourth-year social welfare major, began dancing folklórico when she was 5 after her mom enrolled her in community classes near her hometown, Madera, in the Central Valley. She is now the co-artistic director of Ballet Folklórico Reflejos de Mexico, a student group on campus.

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