One of my walking routes takes me by a gym. Indoor gyms are not currently permissible in Los Angeles County so this particular business which is in a large office complex has moved outside utilizing their nice corner location.
Equipment has been relocated from the facility so this puts the participants on "stage" performing to passersby. Accompanied by music and various directions by instructors, it has a choreographed feel - well at least choreography in progress.
Although the show does not always result in a uniform appearance because of skill levels and such, the scene made me think of synchronized swimming nonetheless.
Everyone learns differently, right? It's not exactly achieved simultaneously but the result seems fun and beneficial. On many levels.
It also made me think of how education, as a whole, is always adapting too. While some learn best by the book. Others excel by practice and demonstration. Trial and error at times. There are those who utilize a little bit of this and some of that too. A combination. Switching back-and-forth with different strategies.
It's interesting, to me, to see how things adapt. And grow. And after all, you may not realize what you might learn while out and about. That's a good thing. A very good thing in my opinion. Whether it's synchronized swimming, surviviving/thriving in the real world or in ActiveRainLand it's all about finding what works best for each of us and our goals.
And no, don't expect to find me practicing any synchronized swimming routines. In water or on land.
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