Stick with the awkwardness, there is something magical beyond it. Go to yoga. Run. Hate it until you enjoy it.
There is some good advice in this post, this quote in particular. The feeling when you move past the awkwardness truly is magical. And worth every bruise you got getting there (yes, pole, I'm talking about you).
Next up in the phase of complete awkwardness and terror, waiting for magic: surfing. More on that in August.