Grateful Yogi Blog 

     Let's Get Real - This blog is personal, candid, from the heart, sometimes funny, sometimes not.  Adulting isn't easy, but each breath is a gift.


For The Love Of Yoga Part 3, The Beauty of Meditation

“Meditate. Let the light of the heart engulf you.” – Gurumayi Chidvilasananda Let’s talk about the Power of Meditation. By now, you have probably read ton...

For The Love Of Yoga Part 2, The Science of Asanas

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” – The Bhagavad Gita Yoga is for Every Body. It’s not about reaching your toes, mastering a handstand, or getting...

For The Love Of Yoga - A Little History

The word “yoga” literally means “to yoke or join” in Sanskrit. In other words, it is an art that was developed to harmonize the body, mind and spirit. Yoga ...

On Dusting & Motherhood

On Dusting & The Circles Of Motherhood I’m not a big fan of dusting, though our home is always tidy. Dusting, to me, seems nearly pointless. It’s an endless circle...

Ode To The Thighs

The essence of "Zen" is to see things as they truly are, to observe things as they stand, and to let things go as they should. But that is MUCH easier said than done! Though it so...

What Sets Your Soul On Fire?

Ellyn Shook once wrote, "Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire." If you have the courage to pursue something that truly sets your soul on fire, you will always ...

Awaken Your Inner Child

The other day, our children asked if they could grab a jar and go outside to catch fireflies. When summer arrives, our energy and excitement tend to heighten. Our moods get lighter...