Speaking of dance, I’ll do a more long form post on dance and performance anxiety in the future. In the meantime, here’s a video of a dance performance I was a part of at the Seattle Center during Brazilfest 2012. You’ll recognize me as the only male dancer on stage. Sometimes you just have to put yourself out there.
“Warriors of light are never predictable. They might dance down the street on their way to work…” – Paulo Coelho
As I walked to work today, I was doing some mental kata. I taught Pyung-An 4 in class this morning, so as I travelled I was visualizing myself going through the techniques. Swinging my hips, tensing my muscles, and contorting my face as I exchanged blows with my opponent, I danced my way down the sidewalk. Upon completing the kata in my head, I looked up to see the woman walking past me glance at me as if I had lost it.
“The warriors may look mad, but this is just a disguise.” – Paulo Coelho