10 Back-to-School Struggles Every Dancer Knows Too Well
Yep, summer is over and school is back in session. Cue the tears! Heading back to the classroom after a great few months off can be heart-breaking, to say the least, and dancers are way too familiar with these 10 back-to-school feelings.
When rehearsal runs super late, but you still have to get up early the next day
The exhaustion is so real. Will we ever catch up on sleep?
Trying to do homework on the car ride to dance
How are we supposed to finish this essay when mom keeps hitting the break every four seconds!?
When you have a long rehearsal ahead and your teacher doesn’t assign homework
Sometimes, teachers can be the best!
When you grab your backpack but not your dance bag
A dancer’s worst nightmare.
When your best friend says she’ll take notes for you because you’re too tired
BFFs for the win!
Zoning out in class while thinking of your dance routine
Have to be prepared for competition weekend.
Trying to understand how chemistry is going to help your dance career
Spoiler alert: It probably won’t.
Being the best during the yoga unit in gym class
Flexibility at its finest.
Lugging all your essentials to school each day
Books, folders, binders, lunch, leotards, pointe shoes, and everything else you need!
When your teacher lets you make up an assignment you missed for dance
Shoutout to these teachers!