Balboa is a swing dance started in California in the 1920s
It is mostly danced in closed position and usually danced in faster tempo music.
Balboa is usually separated in two forms: pure-bal, danced in closed position, and bal-swing, where the dancers are separated and lot of turns are performed (source:

Basic Moves:

  • Uphold basic
  • Downhold basic
  • Comearound
  • Lollies
  • Throw out/Toss out
  • Swivels

Balboa instructional videos