Heyoo!! Welcome to the best dance blog out there (completely subjective but that’s just me). Now if you are like me and need a little motivation to continue your dancing journey you have come to the right place!! Without further ado, let’s get right into it! here are the top 5 Dance quotes (fair warning, these might be really cheesy but the sentiment still holds; motivation!!)
1. "I Do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself"
If you are starting out your dancing journey, you might think “oh they are so much better than I am”, or “omg she can do that?! I could never!” While it is amazing to embrace other people’s hard work and achievements, working on bettering yourself for yourself is the best way anyone can improve! Do not think about other people’s skills and compare them to you. While looking on Instagram and Facebook is a great way to learn new movements and find out about new genres of dance; at the end of the day Instagram and Facebook are highlight reels to people’s lives and learning is a behind the scenes endeavour. Learn by improving for yourself and enjoy your progress along the way!
2. "I dance because there’s no greater feeling in the world than moving to a piece of music and letting the rest of the world disappear."
Letting everything go and enjoying the moment is one of the best feeling EVER! Having the time just be surrounded by music and take it in through every angle is one of the best moments I can ever imagine. If there is one thing I highly suggest you do is surround yourself with your favourite songs by yourself in your room and let it move you. Dance around, it doesn’t have to be perfect, just move your arms and legs and enjoy your “you” time!
3. "Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time"
Dance has a beautiful way of teaching you how to let everything go and feel like everything is falling into place at the same time. I don’t know about you, but there are day were it feels like the hardest day and it takes a lot to continue. The one thing that has helped me through it all is music and movement! A little 4 minute song and dancing in your room can transform you in more ways than you might think!
4. "Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain"
While dancing in the rain can be both beautiful and probably dangerous (and will most likely result in a really bad cold), the sentiment still hold. Your surroundings may be a whole mess, things in your life might be upside down and you feel like everything is going south. Even If you are feeling like this, learning to overcome everything will only make you stronger, and result in beautiful results! Dancing can make you feel so much better about yourself in the moment and in the afterthought. Take one step at a time and you will see the fruits of your labour grow!
5. "Dance is music made visible"
Dancing is like telling a story, whatever the music is showing, dance can add onto it and create something so complimentary that it creates a little piece of perfection for a couple minutes and lets the rest of the world disappear! Take some time to dance for yourself by yourself and create your own little story that you will have forever.
Dance is powerful, and sometimes we can lose light of why we started dancing in the first place. At the heart of it, dance is made for you to enjoy and have fun! These quotes are there to uplift you and give you some confidence to continue mastering your skills and build your self-worth and enable you to believe that you are good enough! If you are interested in starting your own dancing journey be sure to do so with STU Arts Dance. We offer classes for beginners called “Everybody Can Dance” every Thursday and Sunday. For more information check out our website here to start jamming out with us! Can’t wait to see you all out there dancing with us ☺