Austin Pranger

Dancer & Writer

Discovery Through Dance



The Fear of Being Noticed

The Fear of Being Noticed

For a long time I was afraid of being noticed or seen. I didn’t want to put my voice out into the world. And it was all because I was afraid of what “you” thought, instead of realizing that my own voice was just as valid as yours.

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Musings of an Ambivert

As an ambivert, I’m learning how to better communicate and articulate myself in person.

My mind is always busy and I often feel the need to write my thoughts out on paper and pixels.

While my musings are often for myself, I hope that they help someone, somewhere, somehow.

If you find value in anything I’ve written or it’s made you consider a new perspective in your own life, let me know – I’d love to hear what you have to say!

This blog is my journey through life, using dance and my experiences as my medium for discovery and expression.

The Glimmer of Beautiful People

They exhibit an unmistakable glimmer that’s eye-catching and attractive. They’re authentic. They have this presence that allows them to bring lightness to every interaction they enter and every person they converse with.

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Why Wait?

Simply wanting to do something or feeling like it’s the right thing to do (for myself or for someone else) is the only reason WHY I should do anything. I don’t need permission from anyone but myself. “Just because I want to,” should be my slogan when it comes to embracing the things I want to do in life.

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Top 5 Improvements for Midyear 2017

It’s less important to me about being able to execute these perfectly. It’s more important to me to be able to make conscious choices and take consistent action on a daily basis that will push me towards being stronger at my foundation.

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Failing with My Idealistic Visions – Were They Really Failures?

For a long time I have been tricking myself into believing that my efforts were fruitless because I wasn’t able to create the entire vision that I had. Those pursuits, however, were not fruitless. In fact, some of my most memorable “failures” are actually, in hindsight, some of my best accomplishments.

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ADVENTURES IN SWING