As a mom and owner of The Hivery, an award-winning co-working space for women in Mill Valley, California, I am constantly tinkering with my schedule in order to create that utopian concept of "balance.”
I have tried almost everything to be present so I can operate at my best, including mediation, yoga, healthy eating, reading, and walking in nature. And while doing these things have been tremendously helpful, there’s one thing that helps find balance more than anything else: dancing.
I spent years in the studio as a professional dancer, and though it's now a thing of the past, dance is still a huge part of my life. It not only makes me feel energized, less stressed and empowered, it also givesme a heightened sense of balance.
Here are four lessons I learned from dancing that could apply to most areas of life: