I Used to Be a Dancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    Dance Was My Life

    I started dancing when I was 6 and stopped when I was 22. I was hit by a flatbed truck which left me with 2 herniated discs in my lower back. I went through physical therapy for years and saw a chiropractor as well. My range of motion was severely changed and it became clear...
    someblonderedhead someblonderedhead
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2011

    I'm a retired Erotic Dancer,

    I made 1k in $ a day. From 1pm-3am (I was supposed to leave 1pm-10pm) I enjoyed it... My back in the day puppy love boyfriend talked me into trying it out. I was 14 with fake ID that said I was 19 & they hired that me that day! I was 22 when I retired- then I became a bit...
    LadyStormbringer901 LadyStormbringer901
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 27, 2015

    Another Lifetime

    Once upon a time my world revolved around dance. I was a starving artist and happy to be one. I was living the dream. My life was filled with headshots, odd jobs with strange hours, Backstage, and classes at Broadway Dance Center. Then when I was in a show I was balancing...
    heatherina heatherina
    1 Response Oct 7, 2008

    i miss dancing 😖! i stopped dancing

    when i moved.Which was 4 years ago.But before i moved i used to dance hip hop and ballet.I forgot how to do the splits 😂 i guess im better and doing a bridge and "flips" than doing spilts.Anyways the dance programs around where i live now aren't as good and they don't really...
    Psychoimagination14 Psychoimagination14
    16-17, F
    Jan 3, 2016

    I miss it! There's nothing like feeling

    yourself dance in pointe shoes :(
    Adonaia Adonaia
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

    I used dance until my company closed

    and that was the saddest thing that happened to me
    HopefulMouse HopefulMouse
    18-21, F
    Apr 17, 2015
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