Dear Dancers, Artistic Athletes and Dreamers!
And the beat goes on. Hello February!
Or in Lisa Mongell's case: Buh Bye 13 pounds! She is the winner of our 30 Day "Dance Yourself Fit" Challenge! Way to go, Lisa! Please congratulate her when you see her - and let her ecstatic energy tag you - as it did me. I happened to be at the studio during her final weigh in and I will never forget how she screamed when she saw the numbers on the scale. It went something like this: OOOOOOFEEELIAAAAAAAAAAA! But before you go down the wrong Rabbit Hole with this, consider that there are very few dance 101ers who come to the studio specifically and exclusively to burn off weight. That's not to say people don't want to trim down - it's just not the focus of why we are here - and yet it's a benefit of being here. The crazy thing is that it happens while we are doing something we enjoy - hence the disbelief in Lisa's scream. Life just doesn't work that way. Losing 13 pounds in one month by taking ballet, jazz and stretch classes is akin to eating cheesecake every meal and dropping 10 lbs in a month.