Today was my last day regularly teaching on Sundays.
I made a decision for me. I needed another day off. I needed to be able to spend more time with The Husband. I needed to be able to sleep in on Sundays. I needed to be able to make a brunch on Sundays with out-of-town friends.
I am exhausted and tired and can’t be the best teacher I can teaching so much and not having more time off for me.
When I told my students I was giving up my classes it was so hard to do. I got teary. But I told them this is not about them, it’s about me.
It has to be about me.
I am considered a full-time teacher with five weekly cycle classes and 10 (some private) weekly yoga classes. (Even with the adjustment in my schedule I am considered full time.)
I only had Tuesdays off. And even though I don’t normally teach Tuesdays (I try to reserve that date for me) I still have a lot to do in order to teach: writing up/finalizing and practicing a yoga sequence for the coming week (after likely doing hours of research/reading/planning over the weekend); … Continue reading