Dance, Dance, Dance
By Jade Arroyo
Humankind has danced since time immemorial, becoming acquainted with music and dance before agriculture was known. A practice that can be both fun and ritualistic is the best choice to relieve stress and move the entire body. Here are some dancing options available in San Miguel.
With maestro Ezekiel, every Thursday on the second floor of the Biblioteca, 5pm–7pm. Register directly with the teacher. Donation 50 pesos. With maestro Mario, every Sunday at Casa Europa, 5–8pm. Free.
With maestro Leonardo Rosen, Mondays on the second floor of the Biblioteca, 5pm–7pm. voluntary donation.
If you want to show your best salsa steps and fill your ears with tropical tunes, go to Hacienda de Guadalupe (Hidalgo 4), one of the most sophisticated places in the city. With a dance floor and impeccable decor, this is the perfect place if you are looking for an enjoyable experience in a modern environment. Classes every Thursday at 7:30pm. Live music from 8–10pm.
This group gathers every Sunday from 10:30am–12noon at the dance hall of the Bellas Artes Cultural Center. All ages are welcome. It is freestyle dance, with the main goal of body/spiritual expression. The five different rhythms of flow, chaos, lyrics, and stillness are covered. Donation, 40 pesos.
Centro Cultural El Sindicato, Recreo 4, 154 5840
This community center is one of the cultural arteries of the city, offering a variety of styles, from classical ballet to flamenco, jazz, hip hop, African dance, and circus and fitness disciplines. The place is very friendly with a true sanmiguelense environment. Located one block from Jardín Principal. Ask at the reception desk for quotes. Charges are very reasonable and help to sustain the center.