"I think the glamour and ease are the biggest misconceptions about dancers. Because we work so hard to make everything look easy and beautiful, I think we are frequently under undervalued and underestimated. It's a lot of work, and we are one of if not the lowest paid arts profession. It's a bit of a self-fulfilling curse."
"The fact that we both come from similar backgrounds really impacts how we view marriage and family. Both of our parents stayed married. Now this doesn't mean our parent's are perfect, but that we saw the ups and downs of marriage and the dedication and love it takes to make it work. And through this we understand the importance of putting family first, which is what we strive to do every day."
"I am constantly looking for ways to uplift and create opportunities for Black people. I am focused on building generational wealth. I am a woman who believes car rides are meant for good music and showers are meant for your most groundbreaking thoughts. I am connected in community. I am nothing without God and everything for my family."
"Always trust in God and trust in the power of who you have become. Do not let the cares and troubles of this world take you away from your purpose. Self-reflect daily and remember it's okay to edit yourself in preparation for a better version of what God will have you to do."
I am now a resolution-maker. So, this year, I am joining other resolution-makers as a celebratory act and vow to go into 2021 with an open mind and an open heart. And in making this vow, I want to have a plan to ensure that I stay committed to my resolutions. I would like the same for you too, so I am offering five steps to help you stay the course.