Several months ago, at the end of teaching one of my favorite classes one of the students (new to the class that day) said it’s a shame this is the last class. It was a bit confusing to me because I had not been told anything about this being the last class. Obviously, these are precarious times and we are all having to deal with changes that we might not have been prepared for. The management at this particular place had been going through quite a few changes, so it is possible that their failure to discuss the cancellation of the class with me was just an oversight. However, it was still an unfortunate way to find out.
I went through all of the five stages of loss:
If you want to read more, check out the stages of loss. Also, I highly recommend Who Moved My Cheese. It’s a business book (I have the audio version), and is a “must listen” in these times of tough economy and unexpected change.
-- Frances Taylor-Brown
Jason Ray Brown
Is Yoga an Inherently Balanced Practice?, by Jason Brown