As we move to the internal during quarantine, and examine way we are spending our time and energies now and in the weeks and months ahead, I want to share this dancer blog post with excellent advice. Here are just a sampling of the gems:
7. Strive to constantly make new discoveries about dancing (rather than waiting to be spoon fed the answers). This is a crucial part of developing your unique perspective and voice. Don’t be a dance robot.
8. Seek out instructors/mentors they mesh with and who push them.
9. Practice the shit out of everything. Does this one need explaining? Of course you’ll need to do high-quality practice, not mindless practice.
10. Disregard their inner critics’ harsh thoughts. Your inner critic is just a little child trying to distract you from doing worthwhile things. Hit the ignore button.
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My feed seems full of friends playing with make-up right now during quarantine. What a fun way to break up the monotony of COVID-19 quarantine, to add a splash of color and sass to your day!
To get you in the spirit, here's a link to a blog post I made way back in the day, and the tutorials within are still some of my faves for basics in everyday makeup skills for those getting started. And of course, I still think my basic tutorial on tribal bellydance makeup is a solid guide, but I'll let you be the judge. Check it out, and have fun playing!
Shay is the owner, director, and headmistress of Deep Roots Dance, Studio Deep Roots, and Deep Roots Live! Sharing the exciting and surreal journey into teaching online during the time of COVID-19, and the joys of staying connected to community when it seems the world is literally trying to keep us apart.