A Teammate’s Pledge

This is, without a doubt, one of the greatest teams in the world. Photo by Georgia National Guard (flickr)

This is, without a doubt, one of the greatest teams in the world.

Photo by Georgia National Guard (flickr)

I admit that being a team player is a weakness of mine.  I’m a very independent person that’s always preferred working alone.  My reasoning is selfish: If I screw up, I can only blame myself.  There’s also the mantra “If you want to get something done, you have to do it yourself.”  Unsurprisingly, being a part of Kañanazo has been challenging.  My desire to be a leader in the dance-o-sphere compounds it.  Yet, practicing this routine given to us by bachata champions has given me a better idea of what it is to be a teammate.

As a member of the team I pledge…

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On Priorities and Change

Hello, friends!  I’m really pleased to present you with my first guest writer: Emily.  I can certainly appreciate her certain perspective as she and I are both students trying to balance our work and play time.  Honestly, one of the hardest things about university, for me, is balancing my time wisely.  Emily realizes the twists and turns life gives us, and she adjusts accordingly.  What makes me happiest is that she still makes dance a priority, despite her workload.  You can check out her blog here.

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