I’ve always believed that homes need good design to support a good life, but the greatest design of all is the design of a life itself. Visiting my aunt Sheila last year in Santa Fe, New Mexico, I was stunned watching her teach for the first time and shocked to realize that in my whole life of knowing her, I’d never really known this side of her as Ms. Rozann, master ballet teacher. I left from my visit with an indelible image of her, at 88, channeling her entire experience right into her students with a warmth, love and fierceness that was unparalleled in all my years of watching teachers. She was tough!
Read the full story here: The Art of Living: Life Lessons from an 88-Year-Old Ballet Teacher