I’m a Terrible Dancer. I love to Dance.

Nicole Peeler
6 min readMar 4, 2024

On Embracing Imperfection

Photo by Ahmad Odeh on Unsplash

I took my first belly dancing class when I moved from Scotland to Louisiana, to start a job teaching Modernism. I knew no one in Shreveport, so I would have to put myself out there, to make friends. My wheelhouse is taking classes, and a dance class appealed to me as I’ve always loved dancing, even though I’m not that great.