The expert instructors of Fusion Dance Studios lead students of all levels through a variety of dance styles. They introduce newcomers to the foundational steps of swing and salsa. In addition to teaching social dances, they also lead students through hip-hop dance fitness classes.
From the bustling stalls of Beijing's markets to the refined quiet of Tokyo's sushi bars, no Chinese or Japanese culinary tradition escapes the notices of Bean Sprout's chefs. Whether they're tossing together quick lunches or filling family dinner orders, they blend the best parts of the two nations' traditions into dishes ranging from crispy duck to mu shu pork. In addition to preparing hot entrees, the chefs slice and assemble nigiri and rolls, with favorites including California rolls and the full moon special, which gets larger or smaller depending on the time of the month.
Planet Fitness's massive, brightly colored edifices teem with aerobic, strength-training, tanning, and massage options, tailored to suit burgeoning buffs of all ages and abilities. After an intense muscle pummeling on the extensive selection of strength-training equipment and free weights, valiant athletes and masochistic vampires alike may bask in the unlimited artificial sunshine of the gym's tanning booths. Meanwhile, an army of shiatsu massage chairs stands at the ready, twiddling soothing robot thumbs and waiting to coax tension from tired tendons.
For more than 130 years, the YMCA has worked to facilitate growth for individuals as well as communities by providing social-enrichment programs that promote honesty, respect, and responsibility. YMCA of Greater San Antonio, which features locations throughout the metropolitan area, helps people improve their lives with healthy living programs that offer inclusive training classes as well as lifelong learning classes. Youth development initiatives and childcare services allow children as well as teens to develop positive behaviors while exploring their interests in a safe, supportive environment. The centers also encourage social responsibility by providing opportunities to support local communities through volunteerism and charitable giving.
The San Antonio Film Festival unearths cinematic treasures and provides a platform for artists to unveil their works to a diverse audience. College and high-school categories showcase the future of filmmaking, and documentaries drag real-world issues—such as the epidemic misuse of the word "literally"—into the light. Festival-goers literally never stop between viewings, keeping busy while meeting some of the filmmakers, soaking in words of wisdom from panelists, and participating in workshops.