I wanted to share with you that July 3, 2001 was the very first day I stepped onto the mat at TKC, so today is my 10th year anniversary! I will never forget that day. Yalda and I took class with Miss Erin and Miss Heather, who was a black belt candidate at the time. My life has never been the same from that day on, and I cannot thank you enough for the positive influence and change that you and your teaching has had in my life. I thank you for all the experiences that you have provided me and lessons that you have taught me that have made me into the person I am today. Throughout the years, I”ve seen instructors come and go, students come and go, pieces of new curriculum come and go, but one thing has always remained constant…and that is the feeling that I have when I walk into the studio. It is a feeling of happiness because I always know that I can step into TKC and feel loved and respected, and I know that I can always come to you when I need help, support, or advice. TKC is not my “second” home, it IS my home. And the people I”ve made relationships with at TKC are not “like” my family, they ARE a part of my family. You”ve changed my life in an incredible way and I hope to change others lives in the positive way that you”ve changed mine. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the inspiration you have been and continue to be in my life and others lives all around the world.
Have a wonderful vacation, and I”ll see you next week!