Posts tagged ‘dance diary’

Dear Dance Diary

May 6th, 2010

Dear Diary, I had a wonderful time tonight! I had a private with Anatoli, which went very well. I told myself before the lesson to not care about doing well, but to just go dance and have fun. To ‘Just Do It!‘ And for the most part, it worked. I danced *much* better than last […]

Dear Dance Diary

April 28th, 2010

Dear Diary, I watched Mirko & Edita perform on Saturday night at the 2010 MIT Open, and I was almost in tears more than once. Their dancing was absolutely amazing. I liked their Viennese Waltz the best – and it turns out I was in the smallest minority! Most of the crowd liked their Tango […]

Dear Dance Diary

April 23rd, 2010

Dear Dance Diary, I had an amazing lesson today. I danced Viennese Waltz like never I’ve never danced it before! I was actually getting a little bit frightened because we were dancing so fast, and moving across the floor so much with each measure! It put a huge grin on my face, which hasn’t entirely […]

This past month…

April 16th, 2010

During the time when I should probably have been blogging the most, I haven’t blogged at all! -_- What’s new… A little over a month ago, I injured my back in my sleep >_<, and had to take 2.5 weeks off from Ballroom to recover – that was miserable! What’s worse is that I took […]

Self Confidence

March 12th, 2010

Self Confidence. When I started dancing, I had very little. Looking back, I observe that there was a positive-feedback loop between my dancing and my self confidence. As I became better at dance, I gained more self-confidence, and the more self-confidence I gained, the faster and more easily I was able to make progress in […]

Dear Dance Diary

February 11th, 2010

I wrote this letter to my dance instructor Erik, but after writing it, I realized I probably should have written it to myself, like a diary! So, here goes… My first dance diary post! (Changed ever so slightly, to protect the innocent! ) Dear Dance Diary, Today my morning Ballet and Jazz classes were canceled […]