I teach competitive Latin dance – you know, that stuff you see on Dancing with the Stars.
I specialize in teaching people who have never danced a day in their lives.
You know what the first thing they say to me is, even before we begin?
Can you guess?
Well, here’s a selection of things that people tell me (and themselves) even as they’re walking into my class:
“I can’t dance.”
“I’m not coordinated.”
“There’s no way I can learn this.”
“I’m not talented in that way.”
Basically, the same damn thing I told myself the first two years I started doing Latin, 8 years ago.
So, I know where they’re coming from.
Usually, what they’re thinking when they say “I can’t do that,” is that they’re imagining the end goal. So they see something like this…
… and they think “I’ll never get…
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