It was a big experience for me in my life because of all the responsibility i was given i had to make sure i was ready and dressed wearing the write thing for each of the 5 dances i did. I had to learn how to put away my fear of being in front of so many people. Growing up i was never too close to my mother. We never really talked or hung out. Since i joined dance it gives us something to bond over while she drives me to dance or drives me home we talk about what i learned i show her skills i'm progressing on and she comes to most of my performances.
I was so bummed out, and I thought that I would never have that opportunity again. But I had hope that I would get the opportunity, and sure enough a new dance studio opened, and I danced competitive for my team last year! That really made me believe that you should never give up on your dreams
I saw how much enjoyment dance brought to people, and I knew that this would be something that I would want to continue to do. I want to continue to dance but I also want to help people and prevent them from getting very sick or hurt in the first place. My family friends as well as the people I have danced for are individuals who might not have received the best care and I want to fix that for them. So freshmen year of college I started volunteering around the Birmingham area as well as shadowing at
I kept ignoring any conversation with my friends that related to the dance squad team because I did not want to admit to the insecurities that were running through my mind – I pretended that I didn’t want to be on the dance squad, but deep down inside it is all I thought about. It is all I wanted, and that is what I did. Suddenly, I gathered enough confidence (with a lot of encouragement from my friend Ashley) and told myself I will just try out for the dance squad team. By then, a week had already passed, and the girls who signed up had already learned the choreography. I felt as if I would be too behind, and that I wouldn’t be capable of learning the choreography on time.
Transitioning from taking ballet from last semester to this has not changed my perspective much because I had a general idea of the goals I wanted to focus on. Reflecting on ballet from the fall, I noticed some habits that I am working on in this class.I did not know what to expect on how each combination at the barre is going to be executed. Even though all ballet classes have the same movement terminology everyone has a unique style of teaching.Over the last year of study, I have been able to grow as a dancer and also to plan goals before this semester started. My views on ballet have not changed much because I knew what I wanted to work on, aiming towards and trying to find a goal that I can relate to for each exercise. By continuing to take ballet this semester, I can work on my weaknesses and areas where I do not keep my movement as continuous as I do with other movements.
Depression is something I have to deal with every day, some more than others. I do not think I can say I have escaped depression because it still haunts me but I know one day I will escape. I have grown to understand that I need to love myself and not let negative thoughts attack me and chain me down. Because of my experience with depression it help me decide what I wanted to do as a career and that is to become a teacher. During high school my grades would be slipping, but no one ever asked me why or even motivated me to work harder.
He shows that he knows that he will have a better life in the future. Without hope nobody would get anywhere in this world, so when people have hope, its a good thing and it's not just desperation. In the story "Salvador late or early" he showed that he had hope. He hopes that one day he will be happy and stop living this life. He knows his mom can't do everything and it's hard for her, so he helps out with his brothers at the best of his abilities.
Maria didn’t get all of those awards by just dancing. She practiced and worked hard every day becoming strong with each passing day. When she realized that she needed to improve she moved from her town to work on her skills in a new city. In her new classes, she was bullied and other kids made fun of her. People made fun of her name and asked where her feathers were.
I struggled in the beginning because I couldn’t find any love towards band and my instrument. But as my journey progressed I started to find the joy and the art in band. I might have taken 6 years for that to happen, but it was worth it because I couldn’t imagine my life without band. Band has taught me how to challenge myself and believe in my own abilities as a musician. It has also taught me how to be apart of a team and what it means to be responsible for my own part in activities.
And it doesn’t stop there! I also take days to decide if they are good enough to be posted. Another example is trying new dance moves. I have been a ballerina ever since age two, but every time we had to learn a new skill, I wanted to try it on my own first. If I judged that it wasn’t good enough, I wouldn’t do it in front of other people.
On page 218 of our book it states, “Pantomime helps to carry forward the story line. We sense the emotions and character relationships in the dancers’ steps, gestures, movements, and facial expressions.” In this video, the dancer is clearly using pantomime. You can feel his emotions and what he is trying to convey without him speaking a single word. One way he does this is by overexaggerating all of his movements. He makes it seem as if with every movement he is putting all of his emotion into it which then transfers the emotions to us.
He said, “I love performing because you’re taught how to act and what to say when and there isn’t any pressure for failure because you can always improve, but away from the stage I only know how to take tests and answer questions.” It hurt so much to realize my friend who was so talented, couldn’t realize how talented he was away from the stage. After that point he didn’t have the same drive which was a lot like
Piano – Really? Out of all things, I chose that which I hate performing most? Each day for the next month I practiced my piano piece continuously. I used different techniques to polish little spots here and there, trusting that every method would contribute to the final war against nerves. Gradually, I felt more comfortable with my piece, lessening my overall anxiousness and boosting my confidence.
It was so gratifying to not only participate myself, but to incite the same passion for public service that I had in younger high school students. But I didn’t want to just be the one who showed up with an envelope of money every now and then. Together with my friends, I scheduled regular visits to the ATC thereafter, hosted fundraising events, and finally got our non-profit the IRS tax-exemption 501(c)(3) status. Undoubtedly, however, the most unforgettable moment happened at Ignite: a large-scale dance event we hosted as a fundraiser. The opening performance was a choreographed dance by some of the ATC children themselves, as agreed to by Dr. Garver.
After I opened up to my teacher and she told me all of the amazing fundraising opportunities, it was decided; I was going to try out for the competition team. I was never the best dancer, but I was still pretty good at the branches of dance that I did. I was ecstatic when I found out I made the team; it was like the world stopped spinning for a minute. That was