This episode I take you with me on my journey of learning and teaching dance. I share with you the lessons I learned so that you can apply them to your journey. I hope this helps.

Lesson 1 – Life as an experiment, try new things
Lesson 2 – Pick one thing and focus on that – the one thing by Garry Keller
Lesson 3 – Deliberate practice, masterful coaching, 10,000 hrs of practice
Lesson 4 – Activities make you a more interesting person. Gives you something to talk about.
Lesson 5 – When you teach, it helps you learn.
Lesson 6 – Match skill with challenge
Lesson 7 – As a teacher one must consider all aspects, you know better
Lesson 8 – The burden of learning lies with the student
Lesson 9 – If someone else can do it, you can too
Lesson 10 – Enjoy what you do, or don’t do it
Lesson 11 – Don’t be an ass
Lesson 12 – Watch for burn-out
Lesson 13 – Be nice to beginners
Lesson 14 – Dance is an ecosystem

Book references:
Mastery by George Leonard
Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle
Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin
Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman