Passion for Dance Podcast - Ep. 73- "I can't Do Left"
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Ep. 73- “I can’t Do Left”

And other lies we tell ourselves…

There are so many times I’ve heard dances say things like “I can’t do left” or “I’m not a turner.” And of course, there are many times I’ve thought those things too. As a coach, it honestly wasn’t a lot better. I would think, “I wish I could be as talented as she is,” or “I can’t do that like he can.” But I’ve learned something over the years that I want to share with all of you today. We lie to ourselves a lot. Maybe we don’t mean to, maybe we don’t even know it, or maybe we really believe those negative thoughts in our own heads. But we can be better. So let’s talk about the lies we tell ourselves and what they really mean.

Here are some highlights:

  • [1m 24s] When I noticed my own fixed mindset
  • [4m 00s] How fixed mindset shows up in dance
  • [6m 51s] 4 Types of Fixed Mindset Lies
  • [9m 05s] Examples of a fixed mindset
  • [10m 23s] How these thoughts impact you and your dance abilities

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