Dancing With Childlike Abandon

by Kelly on December 20, 2009

Do you remember how you used to dance when you were a kid?  When you just let the music (or the music in your head) move you and you danced to the joy in your heart?  Do you remember turning and twirling as fast as you could in circles while your arms flew out from your sides?  My dancing usually ended up with me being dizzy and giggling, sometimes in a zig zagging motion all the way down to the floor.

We can get so caught up with form, learning, and perfecting.  We try to connect with the music and express something deep and meaningful.  Often times, we can get absorbed into the seriousness of trying making every dance a Mona Lisa.

I urge you today to let all of that go (even your pole).  Leave your sexy, sensual, artistic self at the door.  Dance with childlike abandon until you fall giggling on the floor and remember the joy in your heart.  Oh, a side note… you might want to take your heels off for this one.  ;)

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.  ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

How do you dance with reckless abandon?  I’d love to hear your childhood memories and current experiences!


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