Balta Monkiki was born in Inglewood Ca, and raised in Northwestern Mexico, knowing nothing about dance until he arrived to America. Balta for the first time started listening to the sound of hip-hop in high school and it completely consumed his whole being. He began began teaching at the young age of 16, as a self-trained Dancer/Choreographer in Mesa, Az. and was allowed to create his own movement and vision.
Balta now resides and teaches in Los Angeles, Ca. Balta teaching House, Jazz Funk, Waacking and Contemporary Hip-Hop in North Hollywood at Basement Dance Center, and Regularly at the International Dance Academy (IDA) and Millennium Dance Complex. As he pursues his career, he always remembers to spread his message for love, peace, honesty and freedom.