They call it dancing, we call it living…

Are we human, or are we dancer?” – asks The Killers in their song.

Is there any difference between human being and a dancer?

For most of my life, I was just a human – rational being, able to making decisions and feeling emotions. After several years of dancing, I’ve become a dancer – inspiring being, the artist having a vivid imagination, extremely creative and open to the environment.

What distinguishes a dancer? A big passion for dance and music. Just play the beat, and you will see it in his/her eyes and movement.

A dancer has different priorities than others. While being just a human, I was collecting money for all inclusive holidays and a new dress. While being a dancer, I’m collecting money for workshops, contests around the world, dance camps (and shoes). That’s my all inclusive vacations.

A dancer has different dressing style. We love oldschool clothing, big sweatshirt and of course shoes – the best friend of a dancer. Comfortable, sophisticated sneakers are just the must have for us. I have about fifteen, I adore all of them and always looking for a new pair.

Couple years ago, when I went to a party at the club, all I wanted was to have fun, get drunk and meet new people. It is still correct, but there is something new. Now, when going to the club, I wanna hear good beats and feel the vibe. I wanna have dancers around me, share the passion, skills and knowledge, do training, make a circle and learn from them new moves and exercises. The best thing, is to finish the party in the morning, completely sweaty and tired but at the same time happy with the expectation for the next party.

And at the end, dancer thinks differently. A normal human thinks about casual stuff, what to eat and what to do in the evening. A dancer thinks about music, new steps, new dance video on YouTube, about training, other dancers and always looking for inspiration around. The usual going to the store, or waiting for the bus is not that usual while being a dancer. You can see, that a dancer has always headphones on the ears, and is in another world. Probably just creating new steps or imagining the dance battle of the life. Or some of them are just smoothly bouncing to the beat.

What I can say at the moment is that becoming a dancer was a very good decision…

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Why dance? Why hip hop?


– ‘What do you do for a living?’
– ‘I am a hip hop dancer’
– ‘Oh really? For how long? And why dance?’

I’ve heard that question thousand of times. Am I tired of this? No way! Dance is so wonderful and so inspiring, that I can talk about it and talk.

From childhood, me and my parents were looking for the hobby for me. Swimming? Basketball? Volleyball? Drawing? Rhythmic gymnastics? Nope, it wasn’t THAT THING.

And finally, DANCE! This is it! Thank God ,that about 10 years ago dance has become very popular in Poland and that I have been enchanted by dance.

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Why dance? Why hip hop? My answer is simple. I love music, I love rap, I love sport, and hip hop dance has all of it.

What more, I can express myself while dancing, which is not that easy in a ‘real life’. I can feel free and happy and finally I can forget about all my problems and daily things. Basically, while dancing, nothing else exists in the world.

That’s pretty weird and interesting, but when my body is moving to the beat which I adore,  I don’t feel exhausted. I feel amazing! I feel completely fulfilled! With the music and the dance, I can fly away from the reality.

I can definitely say, after 8 years I feel that dance and hip hop is part of me, and I am part of dance and hip hop.

Dance is around me…

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