Some say age is just a number, some say you should follow your dreams. So, yes you could say I live by both those statements. Tomorrow I will be getting ready to go on stage at a dance studio recital. While most moms will be watching their daughters on stage, I will be dancing with mine. Lucky for me she is still at an age where it’s cool to have your mom with you.
I got into dancing at a later stage in life, my first dance class wasn’t until college. But ever since then I have caught the dance bug. Oddly enough, I was never in a show in college. So besides winter guard in high school I had never performed a dance on a stage until years later while attending ballet classes at a community park district while four months pregnant. After the birth of my first and then second child, I gave up dancing. After of few years of giving myself to my children, I started realized I was missing me, something that defined me and made me happy. So I started searching for another class, the only adult class I could find was a hip hop class. Hmmm, hip-hop, I never even gave it a thought before, I only took jazz or ballet. Before I knew it, I was enrolled and trying it out. At first I really didn’t like it, it was so different than the classes I took before. In ballet and jazz, your feet, arms, etc. all have specific places to be but in hip hop it’s about attitude and feeling the music fully.Continue Reading