The end of one thing is the beginning of another

Saying goodbye to someone you care about is always hard. Today I had to do just that, since my teacher Jani Jaatinen just held his last tutorial, before embarking on new adventures and – undoubtedly – going on to teach and positively influence the lives of many others. He is going to Malaysia to set up a Yoga Shala of his own, so if any of you readers are based there, keep your eyes open for this wonderful yogi.

The graduation picture

I fully agree with him leaving and realize that this is his calling in the world, but still I’m sad to see him go. But that’s life: as you close one door, another opens.

Jani: I’m so grateful for the time we’ve had together and truly wish you and your family the best. Thank you for teaching me that yoga is – above all other things – a question of opening your heart and letting God’s light shine in.  And teaching yoga is to spread that light. Namaste!

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2 Responses to The end of one thing is the beginning of another

  1. Thank you for the kind words. I’m trying to see this as an exercise in letting go – but not sure whether it’s been that successful yet…

  2. I am sorry for your loss 😦

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