From June to September the campaign “Belly dance. Body and soul “, will feature talks and classes by professionals, with the purpose of promoting the benefits of this millenary dance.
Majo Alarcón, promoter and director of this project, explained that the initiative is born from the fact that the art of belly dancing has multiple benefits for women, although not all have access to it because of the different socio-economic situations, taboos , stereotypes and the different restrictions that society imposes.
“This campaign arises in order to bring people to know this ancient dance, to show that it is suitable for all ages and body complexions, to transform and remove all negative thoughts people may have about it, but mostly to increase self-esteem and confidence in women, ” she said.
Majo Alarcón added that with this project, which will involve teachers from Yucatan, Campeche, Aguascalientes and Monterrey, is intended to provide public access not only to belly dancing, but to a side variety of free activities that will be carried out, and the invitation is also open for teenagers, girls and boys.
She stressed that Belly Dance has great physical and emotional benefits, especially for women, as it decreases cellulite, improves digestive functions, promotes creativity, corrects and improves posture, relieves pains of menstruation, combats depression, strengthens the pelvic muscles, gives women greater capacity in the birthing process, and most importantly, increases confidence and self-esteem.
“The project also aims to the inclusion of adult men that want to learn to play Arabic traditional musical instruments, as well as the different types of rhythmology, as a means to find the values of discipline, responsibility and commitment, ” she said.
The activities will be free and will be held in different venues such as the Olimpo Cultural Center, Cultural Center of the South and the Montebello Forum.
For more information on classes and events, contact cell phone 99 91 13 5676 with teacher Majo Alarcón.