Last night Isaac took his first contemporary dance class. His exposure to contemporary leading up to last night was anything we could find on youtube. His very first exposure to contemporary dance was "Contemporary Eric."
It was not a good introduction.
Then we found some videos for a show called "So You Think You Can Dance." Those were a little better, but all involved boys dancing with girls. He is 100% not ready for that. In fact, he said, "I'll try contemporary, but I am not doing ANY of THAT with a GIRL."
So, last night he had his first class. Lesson. His teacher is a college student. A boy. A VERY good teacher.
Isaac fell in love with contemporary dance.
He had an hour of contemporary then and hour of tap. Then he called his dad.
Tim: "Well, Buddy, what did you think?"
Isaac: "I loved it."
Isaac: "Expect I'm not sure about moving my body around in open spaces and flail my arms like that. It feels uncomfortable."
Tim: "Did you get homework?"
Isaac: "Yeah. I have to listen to music and just move my body."
Tim: "That sounds.... ummmm.... interesting."
Isaac: "Maybe you can help me with that."
(*FYI: If that happens, there WILL be video.)
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