So some months ago, hubby and I decided to put R into a dance class..before I get accused of being Amy Chua 😉 lemme clarify
– This was right at her daycare
– Age was 2 to 4 years
– Dance was bollywood types (you can tell by the songs she sings and dances to ‘Munni badnam hui’ ‘Sheeeellllaaaa, sheeelllllaaaaa ki jjawani’ etc etc)
– The doc thought it would be good to get her some exercise since she could get better breathing patterns due to her asthma (even my mom was put into dance at the age of 3 because of asthma, lets not dwell on the fact that she learnt bharatnatyam while her Granddaughter is shaking her hips like shakira!)
so all in all, all was well since the dance teacher was this really cute looking college going girl who was doing it part time
Then comes December and the daycare decided to indulge in a professional dance institute to teach the kids dance..
R’s reluctance was there, but she didnt say anything
then one fine Tuesday evening in Jan, she stated she didnt want to go the dance class…which is pretty surprising because she usually like swaying to some stupid random songs and ads which come TV. I asked her why and she tells me ‘baas aise hi’ errr was that a two year old or what?
I told her aise hi kya..you want to go..? she nodded her head and said no…
then we tried for a week more and she would come out crying to my arms..it didnt make sense to me and then I saw her teacher…he was this guy who was about 6 and a half feet tall and was very well built and honestly he scared me also a bit even at my 5 feet two inches so guess for a 2 footer its quite scary to look at him..
No he was an extremely sweet guy and very friendly but something about him scared R…waise I must admit here that R is quite a nautanki!
So I told her that she didnt have to go to the class anymore..despite all this discussion with her, she went again to the next class ..I asked her daycare teachers why they sent her and they told me she wanted to go since her friends were going!!!
Good enough but as soon as she came to me..she told me that she wont go to dance class again …I was perplexed at this behaviour and told her that she definitely need not go and I will tell her daycare teachers..
She sees her dad at home and says ‘yay yay yay yay, maine dance class chod diya’ and her dad is basically speechless..
I spoke to her daycare teachers and told me that we should send her since she is doing well there (dont ask me what well she is doing..I just see her jumping up and down!) I told them that I didnt want to pressurize her (see I am such a considerate mom ;)) and that they could stop sending her from feb second week onwards
So all was well in the R household till this Tuesday….she went again yesterday! I reached her daycare and they told me she went again to the class..and I was like what do you mean..they said she wanted to go! I was like okie I will wait..
R comes out and I look inside and see that the teacher is now a girl..she is this hot babe wearing a spaghetti looking like someone who has been dancing forever…
So I ask R on the way home..dance class jana hai
R is like’ haan haan jana hai
RM: but aap toh no bol rahe the
R: Teacher hai toh jana hai, sir hai toh nahi jana hai!!!!
Shucks! This girl is a sucker for looks isnt it!!!!!