My childhood dance lessons & thoughts on the culture

I took dance class for the entirety of my childhood. I attended my first dance school from about ages 3-5. I actually STILL can remember what the studio looked like, I still have memories of changing dance shoes between classes, and can still see myself doing the butterfly stretch. It was a 3-in-one dance classContinue reading “My childhood dance lessons & thoughts on the culture”

Mythology Monday ~ Parvati

Parvati is the Hindu goddess of love, marriage, children, motherhood, fertility, devotion, and strength. She has many different aspects to her personality, which are all manifested as different / separate goddesses, including Kali and Durga. Parvati is part of the Hindu trinity of goddesses, along with Lakshmi and Saraswati. Her husband is Shiva, and theirContinue reading “Mythology Monday ~ Parvati”

Throwback Thursday ~ I used to be a ballerina

I used to be a ballerina. My final recital was in 12th grade when I was 17-years old. These are videos from the dress rehearsal (not the actual recital.) I miss it a lot! This first video is on pointe ballet slippers. The song is A Thousand Years by Christina Perri. (I start on theContinue reading “Throwback Thursday ~ I used to be a ballerina”

30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (RED) day 3: how do you express yourself?

I like to express myself through writing, just because it is a medium that comes most naturally to me. Whenever I have something important to say to someone, it’s always through writing or a letter or something. I use my voice just to express basic things, the bare minimum, because I’m not as comfortable withContinue reading “30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (RED) day 3: how do you express yourself?”

Mystery Monday ~ dancing mania

Perhaps the strangest plague of them all is dancing mania, which mainly broke out in Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries. The outbreak has been documented and known to have affected thousands of people of all ages. Those who are infected with the mysterious disease are overcome with an urge to start dancing, keepContinue reading “Mystery Monday ~ dancing mania”

30-Day Challenge (Know Thyself): Day 13

Day 13:¬†exercise When it comes to exercising, my favorite methods include: dancing, yoga, or pilates. I like forms of exercise that work the whole body and focus on stretching the muscles. If I’m going to the gym, I prefer to use the elliptical. Sometimes I will also use the bike or treadmill. My LEAST favoriteContinue reading “30-Day Challenge (Know Thyself): Day 13”