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Keeping a Dance Journal (Session 2) #1

This is the second six month journaling blog journey. I hope you'll commit to writing in a journal at least once a week to record your dance journey or just to journal. The prompts will get you started for the month. If you'd like more prompts that don't pertain to dance and are more creative in nature, please let me know in the comments and I'll add some non dance prompts, too.

The prompts allow you to write for five seconds or 5 minutes. I didn't set a minimum or maximum time because I want you to get a feel for writing. If you're new, this lets you ease into journaling. If you're a long time journaler, you know to just let it flow for as long as you feel you have something to say.

Dance Journey:

Keep track which classes you take each week and what you really liked or disliked about the class. Was there something the teacher did that really got you excited? Did you have trouble picking up a certain move or felt uncomfortable doing? Was there a piece of music that you really liked? Why did you feel this way about these things? How did the dance make you feel?

Dance Quote:

Write the quote and the author, then reflect on what the quote means to you. Describe in detail.

“Do a loony-goony dance

'Cross the kitchen floor,

Put something silly in the world

That ain't been there before.”

-Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic

Thought Prompt:

You just saw the best performance you've ever experienced. It was breathtaking, mindblowing, exhileration personified. Describe the dance, the dancer, the music, and how you might change with your own dancing going forward.

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