Thursday, June 12, 2008

A Lesson in Humility

Every now & then we all need to be reminded how incompetent we are, right? It keeps us humble, right?

Earlier this week, I started working out at the YMCA again. They have a thick schedule packed with all types of classes. I did a 60 min Cycling one (yowch!), then an intense 60 min Water workout (harder than it sounds, but *fun*) then tonight I tried the 90 min Funk & Hip Hop Dance class. How humbling!

I had forgotten how to move my body like that. The teacher was amazing -- welcoming and motivating. My only saving grace is that I'm a good mimic of body movement (and vocal inflection). There were several great dancers ahead of me who had good rhythm, but still...

I have a renewed respect for those with a high level of body awareness.