Monthly Archives: January 2018
There’s something magical about moving under a full moon, under a million stars shining in a dark sky. I’m making my way through the urban jungle to the site of my tonight’s adventure. A wild place in the heart of the metropolis is called “salsa Club”. I go there only for scientific purposes. I’ve heard of a weekly ritual that gathers many species of earth dwellers together for a social dance.
My task is to explore the different wildlife found in this unique place. As I approached my destination, I heard the sounds of tribal drums piercing the night sky and an intoxicating wild rhythm called “Clave.” I enter the habitat with caution. This is certainly not the place for novice researchers. Continue reading
1. Dancing is difficult. No dancer has ever been successful based only on their innate talents. Dancers are artists and athletes. The world of dance today is akin to extreme sports. Innate ability and talent will only help us until a certain time. Dancers must work hard and persistently. Dancers give years of their lives plus sweat, tears and sometimes blood to get the honor and pleasure of performing on stage.
2. You won’t always get what you want. We don’t always get the role we want, get the job we want, hear the compliments we want, earn the money we want, etc., etc. This teaches us humility and respect for the process, the art form and the masters we have chosen to teach us. Continue reading