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One Year of Firsts: Improvisational Dancing

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    There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good. ~Edwin Denby

    I'm not really a dancer. Improvisational dance?? Really outside my comfort zone. Still I had a couple friends who said I had to try the Friday night Group Motion dance workshop in Philadelphia for a First. My friend Loraine Ballard Morrill went with me.

    The music is live. You pay 20 dollars to move creatively with the group that's been meeting like this for over 40 years!

    The music is live. You pay 20 dollars to move creatively with the group that's been Sorry, no video of me. Loraine thought she got some, but must not have turned on the camera. We discuss our adventure.like this for over 40 years!

    I eventually got into it. I swayed, I skipped, I aped other dancers. I don't know what I did but at some point I started to trust I was safe and enjoyed.  The group talks after the dance.

    A very interesting night. I met such nice warm people who guided and welcomed me into their dance. All I can say is I left happy and relaxed and felt good about the world.

     Lu Ann Cahn is an Emmy award-winning journalist who's been in the biz for more than 30 years. She's survived motherhood, breast cancer and chasing down bad guys. Now, Lu Ann's trying to complete a year of "firsts." Can she do it? She'll be posting daily here on NBCPhiladelphia.com.