Expressions of Dance

January 24, 2013
By loiscamille BRONZE, Port Jefferson Station, New York
loiscamille BRONZE, Port Jefferson Station, New York
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Every Wednesday or Thursday is a dance day. It's a day where I can relax, take a break from schoolwork, and take a breather that is, before actual class. We begin with a few exercises to get our hearts racing, and then she'd teach us a few bars at a time of the song. The way it feels, the way it looks in the mirror when you see yourself synchronized with other people, it's like a really intricate painting; your eye doesn't know what to look at first. And it's not that you blend in either, it feels more like you're part of something that won't work without you. I practiced day and night trying desperately to remember what she said to do for this part of that song. Dance was a way to show your true colors, watch yourself grow, to forget troubles, to portray any emotion that you can possibly imagine. You could even be someone else for a few minutes. Dance will be something I'll always try to keep in my life as a way to escape or maybe just a way to tell you how I feel.

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on May. 12 2015 at 12:06 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

This is absolutely, beautiful and phenomenal. I can connect to this so much for I love dancing. Dancing is one of my passions. You really do have such a beauty and talent and greatness and light in you; and so much more. You're a beautiful and talented and amazing writer and person. All of this, and so much more. I can connect to the last sentence so much as well, "Dance will be something I'll always try to keep in my life as a way of escape or maybe just a way to tell how I feel." Dance has always been one of my escapes, but I didn't start realizing that until 2013. Now, I know. Dance is a passion that I have, and a way to escape and a way to tell how I feel. A way for me to be free and be able to defy gravity., a way for me to almost fly, haha. Thank you so much for sharing this. Thank you. :)


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