What I’ve Learned In My 20 Years Of Teaching SharQui



What I’ve Learned In My 20 Years Of Teaching SharQui


These are gentle reminders of how I want to live my life and some days are better than others. But I never stop trying. I hope these will help those who are currently on their journey and for those who want to start.


Never stop learning, never stop growing and take it one step at a time.


Truth Smack #1: It’s easy to think about taking a SharQui class. Doing it takes courage.


Truth Smack #2: You’re only as beautiful as you allow yourself to be. So stop waiting to shake your beauty and just do SharQui!


Truth Smack #3: Close girlfriends are important. Doing SharQui with close girlfriends is friggin gold.


Truth Smack #4: Don’t worry about what other people think while in class. They’re usually thinking about themselves, anyway.


Truth Smack #5: Educate those who don’t understand about the art-form of bellydance.


Truth Smack #6: Stop comparing yourself to others in class. It’s more than ok to be who you are. In fact, it’s preferable.


Truth Smack #7: If you focus on your health and well being instead of dieting, you’ll never have to worry about your weight. Boom!


Truth Smack #8: Get some physical exercise every day. SharQui anyone? wink wink.


Truth Smack #9: Your mind and body are the same. What you put in is what comes out.


Truth Smack #10: Nobody really loves you for the size of your waistline. (I learned this way too late)


Truth Smack #11: Hey, you don’t know how until you know. So just get your ass to class so you “know”.


Truth Smack #12: Going outside your comfort zone is hard work. And you can do hard things.


Truth Smack #13: The joy of “nailing it” resides on the other side of fear.


Truth Smack #14: Acceptance is hard work, but it’s the only path to peace. (a biggie for me)


Truth Smack #15: Doggies make everything better. (hehe)


So which one is your favorite?

Do you have another one you would add to this list?

4 thoughts on “What I’ve Learned In My 20 Years Of Teaching SharQui”

  1. I like them alll but my favorite is the paragraph before
    You never stop learning, never stop growing, take it one step at a time!

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