For most of her adult life my wife has made her living as a professional dance competitor, instructor, competition judge, and dance studio owner. It was a profession and an industry that largely flew beneath most people’s radar screen, and it was economically cyclic, to say the least. Dance lessons were often the first discretionary purchase that people crossed off their list when money got tight. Still, she managed to tough it out through several recessions as a studio owner and coach.
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