I like words. I like some words because of how they sound. And some, I like for their ability to provoke attention - by adding emphasis to one syllable or another. Habituate is one of those words. Try it. Add strong emphasis to the second syllable, and let it linger before you move on the third syllable (U). Silly, but you may (now) remember the word.
So, before I explain the importance of the word, I want you to understand a standard definition of the actual word.
past tense: habituated; past participle: habituated
make or become accustomed or used to something
Now, here is the reason that I bring it up.
When you attend a Steppin’ class, you will be shown a series of eight steps. In Phamily Steppers’ classes and workshops, we describe “Steps” as weight shifts or the “shifting of your body weight” from one foot to the other. Further, we explain that you actually accomplish these “Steps” with each stride of your walking or running.
Therefore, we are actually working with you to take something that you naturally do every day and converting it to an art form called Steppin’.
There are several pieces that we share with all our students, including