I started dancing again. This time in a more formal way than I’m used to. I’m in a lyrical class and am falling in love—with the movement, the teacher, the dancers.
Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques. Lyrical dance challenges choreographers and dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion. A lyrical dancer’s movements attempt to show the meaning of the music. Lyrical jazz is a very passionate and emotional dance style.
Of course for me, part of the whole experience is in the style. I didn’t allow myself to indulge in new clothing at first, I wanted to make sure it was something I would stick with and I really didn’t want to feel like a poser in my brand new dance outfit with no dancing skills to back me up. I’m still nowhere near the level of the other dancers but I’m starting to relax into it. I used my birthday money to buy some dance clothes from Ripple Yoga (images 1 + 2) and it was money very well spent. Adva’s designs imbue natural elegant style and perform effortlessly. I also love this ‘get fit’ editorial from The Dreslyn (images 3 + 5) And who knows, maybe I’ll save up for this bag (image 4) by Abaca as a gift to myself for my progress.