International Dance Day
By Jade Arroyo
On the occasion of International Dance Day (April 29), El Sindicato Community Cultural Center will offer a full day of free classes. Let’s dance!
Some Benefits of Dancing
•Enhances neuroplasticity. Dancing frequently—76 percent reduced risk of dementia. •People who dance regularly have greater cognitive reserves and an increased complexity of neuronal synapses.
•It makes you more intelligent. Dancing exercises your capability to make decisions and think faster.
•Slows aging and boost memory.
•Makes you stronger and more balanced.
•Builds up self-esteem, making you more confident and sociable.
•Boosts the functioning of the heart and the lungs.
•Prevents hypertension, cholesterol, and obesity.
•Makes you happier. When dancing, you can share with other people, create and disconnect from everyday problems. Also, endorphins are liberated.
10–11am, Yoga, Julia Allshouse. Teenagers and adults.
11am–12:15pm, Ballet, Patty Arrieta. 10 and older.
12:30–1:45pm, Contemporary dance, Patty Arrietak, 10 and older.
1–2pm, African Dance with baby, Sole Saburido. A mom or dad carrying babies between two months and two years.
2–3pm, Dance Africa`s, Sole Saburido. 10 and older.
4–5pm, Introduction to dance, Patty Arrieta. 3–6 years old.
4–5pm, Swing, Tara Cassone. 10 and older.
4–5pm, Circus, Jenny Salas. 7–12 years old.
5–6pm, ContempoJazz, Andrea Rodríguez. 7–15 years old.
5–6pm, Arab Dance, Julieta Sánchez. 8 and older.
5–6pm, Circus, Jenny Salas. Teenagers and adults.
6–7pm, Hip-Hop, Patty Arrieta. 8 and older.
7–8:30pm, Latin Rhythms, Sofia Gerrero. Teenagers and adults.
7–8:30pm, Breaking, Martín Deanda. 8 and older.
7–8:30pm, Capoeira, Christian González. 8 and older.