The End of my One Year Commitment

At the start of the year I made a one year commitment to train towards my dream of being a professional dancer. One of the reasons why I started this blog was to document the ups and downs I went through and to keep myself accountable. While I didn’t exactly blog once a week like I originally intended to, I am able to write today that I kept up with the New Years resolution I gave myself in 2014.

Reflecting back, I’ve pushed through the doubt and gotten back up when I didn’t want to. There were days I almost quit, but I knew that wasn’t the answer. I suppose when you are seriously reaching for your dream you’ll find a way to make it happen.

Despite not having an immense amount of proper training I have seen a great improvement in myself as a dancer. No, I did not take as many classes as I might have wanted to, or trained as much as I could have, but I accomplished exactly what I wanted to. Actually, I’ve accomplished more than I thought possible! I never would have thought I would have the opportunity to dance with an amazing and inspiring professional company in NYC. I have also been blessed with talented and amazing mentors and friends. The whole process has taught me so much about how I want to live my life and what direction I want to take it in.

Now that 2015 is here I had to make a decision on whether or not to continue working towards my dream of dancing. I believe that I’ve come too far to quit now, so I’ve decided to continue dancing. Not only will I continue to work towards my dream of dancing professionally, but I’m expanding it further and I’m dedicating 2015 to working towards the life I really want to live.

I believe that 2015 will be the year I will accomplish my goal of being a professional dancer. I also believe that dancing will only be a snippet of what 2015 will have in store for me. I want to start acting and finish writing my book. I want to connect and inspire people through creativity and emotion. That is the life I want to live. And most importantly, I want to thank God because none of this would have been possible otherwise.


One thought on “The End of my One Year Commitment

  1. Come on! This is so great. As you say, you’ve even accomplished more than you thought you would and I am so proud and excited for you. Thanks for committing to our relationship this year, you’ve really done a good job as a best friend. 😉 ❤

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