Tierra Caliente Academy of Arts was founded in 2005 by Jose Jaimes under the discipline of Folklorico Dance. Over the years, it started developing and branching out into an academy representative of the cultural arts. Today, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, it offers various levels and ages of Folklorico dance, Teatro en Espanol, Fitness “Soy Bella”, Music, sowing classes, drawing and painting (with Cultural Emphasis) and currently working into opening more programs.