Newbie vegan, that is, rather than newbie tribal dancer!
Now of course true veganism isn't just a diet - it's a lifestyle. And it's the other areas of the whole compassionate choice thing that are REALLY going to impact on my dancing life! Scary, but kind of exciting too.
Make up and cosmetics have been on the agenda as a vegetarian for many years, and with brands like Lush and Urban Decay around it's not too hard for a tribal dancer to pile on the sparkle. Hair dye though, is a concern. I dont want to go down the henna route but am a committed dyer, so a bit of research is going to be in order! My hairdresser is lovely but I just know she'll think Im deranged if I start to quiz her about vegan, cruelty free hair colour. Still, it can be a learning journey for her too!!!
So there you have it - my first couple of weeks as a vegan dancer. Where will this journey take me? Will I be happily doing backbends by my next blog? Who knows, but I guess not! But whatever happens I shall keep you informed as I lurk about with my feet encased in a lovely pair of flesh-coloured underpants ..
Phew - this was only going to be a short blog!! It must be all that new-found mental alertness!
Until next time, happy dancing!