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I FOUND THE MUSIC

I slept at 3am this morning , supposed to sleep at 1am , but l did one thing before going to bed--l tried my new costume for performance in Singapore, after wearing only l found that this costume is not suitable, oh God ! l don't have time to make another costume now. So, l have to take all my costumes out and match one by one with all the accessories until l got the one l think it is 'ok'. When l manage to do that ' it is already 3 o'clock lo.......

I keep on telling myself to sleep earlier every night but always fail, l have been slept at average 2am for last 10 years l guess, l am that type who don't want to sleep at night then difficult to wake up in the morning. Night ,is my favourite and inspiration time, l always choreograph my dance at night, also always doing planning at night. Don't know why when l see the sun, my brain just stop working ha ha.

I spent nearly 2 hours to search for a good music for my belly dance routine. I found that my students always facing problem of their hands,they might be able to control the legs, but to control hands is difficult for most of them. I always see till the end of the dance their hands become 'out shape' ha ha. To me, as my base is Chinese cultural dance which required a lot of graceful hands' movements, l am very concern of hands. Therefore l was thinking of doing a routine only for training the hands, for quite sometimes already, but l do not have time to sit down and search for the music. Luckily l did it today after giving a private class, l closed myself in dance studio 2 and 'korek' all my cds, then listen to them one by one. And l found it ! The song is 'Raks Africa', it is a very powerful music with beautiful drum beat, this music is very commom used in belly dance so l never thought of using it before. But when l sit down ,listen to the song and move my hands with the rhythm, it is syncronize . I can see that my students will like this routine, ha ha hope so......

I just sms Siew Ann , she has just came back from Taiwan, l supposed to go with her but my schedule is really tight up, basically l have average 2 trips every month. It is sayang l can't go Taiwan this year, l met 4 good friends from Taiwan when l was in Shanghai in April this year, they invited me to Taiwan and they are willing to provide me accomodation and be my free tour guide, l told them l will go in July but gave' aeroplane' to them, hope l can go next year and they still remember me la..... Siew Ann said her trip is very very fun, will listen more tomorrow after her belly dance class at 7:40pm. Oops, cannot leh, after her class is my belly dance intermediate class, so next time lo......

Talk about travel.......l can never stop sharing. Dancing and travelling, are 2 very important items in my life. If l do not travel for few months, l will fall sick automatically. Why like that ? I think because l am a sagittarius kua, born like that, l don't know what to explain. If l don't travel, l think l cannot 'breath'......

Have to stop writing, or l will write about travelling and not going to sleep tonight until 3am again. Oh no, tomorrow morning l have Shaperobics class, cannot be late or all my students will laugh at me again : Cannot wake up ah ? Ha ha they all my old members la, know me very well hee hee.......

 

I love kids

It is a tiring day for me today, l have just finished teaching 2 private lessons, having a one hour break now, and there are another 2 belly dance classes and 1 instructor training tonight. Tired? Of course, but l have already get used to it, this is my life.......Currently l have 9 private classes every week and don"t know how many group classes, don't want to count or l will scare myself ! I should feel lucky as l am able to teach and there are many people willing to learn from me. In fact l really love teaching, especially when teaching students who have 'heart' to learn. I believe that when you teach more,you also learn more. I know there are many people who are selfish in sharing their experience,l think this type of people will never grow. To me, as l give more, l have more spaces to absorb further knowledge, why be narrow minded and gain nothing in the end ? We should get 'both win' in teaching right?

You know who l love to teach the most ?

BINGO! That is----children la. you know, l am still single but l have many kids ha ha, l really love kids especially when they dance. Teaching kids is such wonderful experience, they will laugh to any steps, enjoy to any movements, and they will not feel ' pai seh ' to do the steps. Children are simple, they know you like them, they will return the same thing to you, they will never betray you. When l am not happy, when l have to face ugly face of mankind, when l am exhausted, l think of my kids, then l will release a lot. Ya, kids that make the world 'hopes', l can't immagine if there are no children in my life, how 'pale' will it be.......

Last night, l did not go to the musical festival as it was really raining heavily...... so sayang, l wish they will come back to Penang again. Me, Mee Mee and Shee Loo are a bit pressure now as this weekend we are going to perform belly dance in Singapore. This is our first experience in performing ' abroad' , actually l did perform in Shanghai in April after giving a workshop, but that is not a proper performance , it is more on 'demo'. This time, we will do 2 dances, one is my solo ' one night in Shanghai ' and we have a new troupe dance for 3 of us--'Harmony' in Tibetan Tribal of belly dancing. Apple helped us to take video when we were having rehearsal last Saturday, she told us she is proud of us after watching ' Harmony ', ha ha hope Singapore' s belly dancers like it too, we don't really have confidence la as this is very first time l choreograph in tribal, Mee Mee and Shee Loo pula first time doing tribal, ha ha . Anyway, we will do our best for the performance, cannot make Penang' s belly dance shame mah.

Please wish us good luck.


Oh RAINING

Today is my good friend May Sun 's birthday, l suppose to invite her to the world musical festival tonight, but, ai......it 's raining heavily now , and the festival is in botanical garden,l dont think l will enjoy sitting on wet grasses, so, both of us are waiting for the rain to stop now, l think it looks quite impossible........in fact l have just finished teaching my shaperobics and still in studio , my house 's laptop hang, l have to write something before going back, so l havent shower hi hi........

Why don't l take shower in the studio? I wish so, but this building's management does not allow me to convert the toilet to bathroom,we have applied for 3 years already. Until recently only they allow me to install a shower in the big toilet ----after increasing 10% of the rental ! According to the boss--You have many students mah,you must earn a lot! Ai.....l know many people have same concept of my business,and l really wish l am like what you all thought----many students mah ,of course earn a lot ! If l tell you it is not true at all can you believe? Of course l can survive with this business but l am not earning big money, if you are also doing business and you see how much only we charge the students and how much is our scary expenses,l think you will tell me---Conny l think doing free lance is more earning........Ya l am sure if l am only doing free lance l will earn more and less pressure, but l do not regret to start 'Zero' at all, this is my dream, and l have made my dream comes true, so it is all worth it. But friends, and the big boss, l am , not from rich family and do not have any strong back up,and have to worry of the business every month, l am not like what you all think, syiok syiok dancing only and make big money !

Aiyo better don't talk too much on this , you will fall asleep l guess.

Mee Mee told me my blog is too 'pasar', too many 'lo', 'la', 'hoh' ,'mah', l think this is the way to write blog right?If have to'make up' my words then it is not blog, it is 'essay', so sorry Mee Mee, l think l will still be'pasar', hope you don't feel sick when reading ha ha.

Why 'practise like zero, perform like hero' ? Anybody knows ? Tell me your points please.......I think l have to 'check' the rain now and call 'May Sun', if we manage to watch the concert then will share with you all here,see ya.

Practise like zero,perform like hero

Finally,l am here.........

It has been long time l think of starting my blog,l am that kind who can write diary everyday,before....ha ha,now? Really too busy for my diary. But l have too many things to share: dance,fitness,feeling,experience.......just too many,l love sharing,l like to listen,and to chat.

And l face this problem when wanted to start writing : which languege shall l use? Mandarin? English? I hope to write in mandarin as l am good on that,but for those with English educated will not understand me,if to write with English hoh,can also la,hope you can understand me lo....This happens everytime when l teach class too,normally have to use all languages that l know as we always have different races in the class or all Chinese but some do not understand mandarin ,some do not understand English,so ,l use rojak lo,now my instructors are all good in teaching with this 'Rojak language 'too,ha ha ,should feel proud of this---Malaysia culture mah..ha ha.

Why 'practise like zero,perform like hero'?hmmm.........