And... 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3... It doesn't matter what you're doing. what you're work is, your goal, your job, your dream. It's pretty much all ballet practice.
You learn a few moves, you practice, you sweat, someone (your boss, mentor, coach, conscience, internal committee, parents, customers, children, former self, future self)
someone tells you which way, how far to go: pushes you, waits for you, whines, yells at you, is proud of you --
and you do it,
you go for it.
it doesn't matter:
what you're doing, or who's saying it.
When you get there, it's always going to be:
Over time, you'll get better.
If you keep going. listening. beginning.