As dance educators, as any educators, as humans, we have more to give if we take time for ourselves. It can be as little as 15 minutes (longer is better but take what you can).
I’m going to take these 15 minutes to eat breakfast and read the newspaper.
I’m going to read 10 pages of this book.
I’m going to do 20 minutes of yoga.
I’m going to take ballet class at noon on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, so I’m not available then. Call me at 1:30.
I’m going to take 45 minutes and learn something new.
I’m taking these 10 minutes to write.
Put your me time on your to-do list and make sure you check it off.