A Day in the Life of a Dance Teacher
Side Hustle Street: Occupational Therapist by day, Dance Teacher by night

Eat. Work. Sleep. Repeat. Whether you’re a business owner or working full time, the daily grind is probably all too familiar. So imagine doing this routine twice in one day? This is a reality for many of those running a side hustle alongside their day job, such as Kiara Porter, who works as a full time Occupational Therapist during the day, and as a part time Dance Teacher for 2 days during the weekend and evenings.

“I have been dancing since the age of 3 years old and have taught dancing for the past 6 years. When I finished school, I decided to defer uni and did a year of fulltime dancing for a year. Dance is something that has been a part of my life forever and even when I started studying at uni and then working full time as an Occupational Therapist, I always knew I wanted to continue to teach dancing on the side. Even though my weeks are always so busy, I wouldn’t have it any other way.”

So what would a typical day look like when juggling a full time job and a side hustle? Let’s follow Kiara for a day and see for ourselves…

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