There's a part of me that I've been hiding from the world. It's time to stop hiding and take up space in this world. From taking Yanis Marshall's masterclass this weekend to performing at Kristiana Rae Colon's#BlackSexMatters this has been a life changing weekend.
One of the biggest takeaways from this experience was Yanis telling the class that you need to feel sexy and really feel the music. If you feel sexy you definitely look sexy. I started learning the choreography with heels but midway through the class I started feeling tense and rigid. Really in my head. So I said fuck the heels, fuck perfection i'm here for me and not anyone else so let me enjoy this. I messed up a lot, forgot choreography but I felt amazing. I don't say it lightly that this was one of the best classes I have ever taken in my life. Why? Even with nearly 100+ people in the room I felt safe, I felt seen and I felt like I had room to really live in the music in this body and not Strive to be something other than myself or apologize because my body wasn't the norm. My experiences this weekend reignited a desire in me that I thought was long dead. I'm very excited to continue to nurture this and see where it goes.
Hope to have pictures and video to share from bsm as well soon!