A Journey of Retirement, Injury and Transformation: Wendy Whelan
Updated: Jan 3, 2020
Brought to you by: Netflix
Retirement, injury, career transformation, loss of identity and friends... This must see docu-movie brought me to tears several times as I (sometimes painfully) connected to ballerina Wendy Whelan's journey.
Throughout her struggle she was never defeated. Here were some strategies I noticed her using: - Explored other alternatives in her field - Also explored other interests and parts of herself - Accepted continuous medical care and feedback - Public commitment to her career transition + transformation
And in the end, a new perspective...
"You weren't living your life like a chessboard [anymore]. You were just ... dancing."