Life Is Short, Don't Wait to Dance
Formerly a professional ballet dancer, Miss Val earned her reputation for teaching valuable life lessons, while encouraging individuality and joy among her athletes. Based on lessons learned as a coach of the seven-time NCAA Champion UCLA Women’s Gymnastics team, she asks people to reevaluate winning while questioning their definition of success. She maintains that the real success is developing champions in life, and that in order to motivate success, we must inspire those whom we lead without compromising their spirit.
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