Beyoncé mentioned 'I’ll by no means push myself that far once more' in behind-the-scenes rehearsal footage for Coachella

  • The Netflix movie “Homecoming” reveals Beyoncé getting ready to headline Coachella in 2018.
  • Behind-the-scenes footage reveals her grueling routine to “rebuild” her physique after giving beginning.
  • “I discovered a priceless lesson: I’ll by no means, by no means push myself that far once more,” she mentioned.

In her Netflix movie “Homecoming,” launched in 2019, Beyoncé opened up getting ready to carry out for the primary time post-pregnancy — and the insecurities and difficulties that got here with these grueling rehearsals.

“It is my first time again residence on the stage after giving beginning,” Beyoncé mentioned within the movie, which paperwork the street to Beyoncé’s historic 2018 Coachella efficiency. “I am creating my very own homecoming. And it is laborious.”

“There have been days that I assumed I would by no means be the identical, I would by no means be the identical bodily — my power and endurance would by no means be the identical,” she added.

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The documentary reveals that Beyoncé initially had problem along with her Coachella choreography.


In pre-Coachella behind-the-scenes footage, a voice off-screen — presumably Beyoncé’s choreographer, JaQuel Knight — mentioned she was burning 1,500 to 2,000 energy per day from hours of rehearsing.

“It is true,” Beyoncé responded. “And finally, I would like to have the ability to do Soul Cycle, the steps, and rehearsal in a day.”

The “Formation” singer additionally revealed that she adopted a strict plant-based weight loss plan to get again in form.

“To ensure that me to satisfy my objective, I am limiting myself to no bread, no carbs, no sugar, no dairy, no meat, no fish, no alcohol,” she mentioned. “And I am hungry.”

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“Simply internally, my physique was not linked,” she mentioned about rehearsals.


In a voiceover, Beyoncé mentioned her choreography relied extra on “feeling” than on technical actions, however that truly made it harder for her to really feel snug.

“That is laborious when you do not really feel like your self. I needed to rebuild my physique,” she mentioned. “It took me some time to really feel assured sufficient to… give in my very own character.”

“To start with, it was so many muscle spasms and, simply internally, my physique was not linked,” she continued. “My thoughts was not there. My thoughts needed to be with my youngsters. What individuals do not see is the sacrifice.”

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Beyoncé gave beginning to twins Sir and Rumi in June 2017.


The documentary consists of footage of Beyoncé and her husband, Jay-Z, bringing their children to the pop star’s rehearsal area.

Beyoncé mentioned that she would usually breastfeed her toddler twins, Sir and Rumi Carter, in her trailer.

“Simply attempting to determine the right way to steadiness being a mom of a 6-year-old and of twins that want me, and giving myself creatively and bodily. It was lots to juggle,” she mentioned. “I undoubtedly pushed myself additional than I knew I may, and I discovered a priceless lesson: I’ll by no means, by no means push myself that far once more.”