Look out Michelle Bridges. In 2018 I found myself on the other side of the health and fitness industry. The student became the teacher when I put my hand up to administer a 5 week weight loss challenge. Turn back the clock three years, and if someone said I would help run a weight loss challenge, I would have removed the Snickers bar from my mouth, tried not to choke between raucous snorts, and confidently reinserted said bar. My mind would have immediately conjured up image
I want it NOW! I often say my kids live in the now. What matters to them most, is what is happening right now. Can they have the PS4 controller – now. Can they have a snack – now. Can so and so play at our house – now! But I think that is most of us. We are so focussed on what we have to do today. What we have to do tomorrow. What we have planned for the future. It is easy to forget what has gone before. The events, experiences and relationships that made us who we are today.
Why am I so happy? It’s a big, bold call and frankly I’m making it. Dance classes – in particular, cardio based dance-fitness classes, will make you happy. They will make you happy when you are sad. They will make you happy when the last thing you feel like doing is putting on Lycra. They will make you happy when you feel like you could scream your throat blood-red raw. Sometimes all you want to do is scream! Before you roll your eyes in click bait exasperation - hear me out.