While I'm enjoying my teaching this summer, I'm also enjoying taking lessons myself again. It's always humbling to step into a place where you've never been before and show someone your 'lack' of skills in a new area. You have to let go of any worry about not performing your best for someone else. Showing a lack of proficiency in front of someone else is difficult, but it's how we get better at something. Taking lessons again is reminding me about how it feels being in the student seat. I'm excited and nervous all at the same time! I love having someone to talk with about music and speaking that language is so fun. I am rejuvenated and excited to spend time playing and getting new skills under my belt. If you're thinking about picking up the guitar or ukulele or going back to learn piano or another instrument, go for it. I'm cheering for you!