Studio news and upcoming events

This Sunday!

Let's gather amongst the grand cottonwoods at Harbert Park and share a feast!

Located on McDaniel between Crain and Greenleaf, east of the North Shore Canal, this hidden gem has a great playground and sliver of forest (where Nick leads his Thursday morning outdoor classes). Bring your kids, lawn chairs if you have them, maybe some musical instruments?

RSVP here and let us know what you can bring:


We can't wait to see you in person!

Nick, Lela and the Grateful Crew

This Monday!

Restorative yoga is an ideal way to relearn what once came naturally - resting and relaxing just as we are. It is a practice of conscious relaxation that cultivates profound rest through passively held, supported yoga poses.

Nestled in a supportive environment of blocks, bolsters and blankets, your body automatically begins to relax. Poses can last from 5 to 25 minutes, which allows a slow release of both physical tension and mental stress. The destination is sublime comfort and ease.

The benefits of regularly practicing restorative yoga enable us to remain calmer during stressful situations, to manage chronic pain and anxiety, and to invite a mental and physical state where healing easily emerges.

Beginners are welcome, although some familiarity with yoga or other body work is helpful.

Cost: $30

Reserve my spot

A small incentive to reignite your yoga practice

(available for purchase until Aug 31- but begin your "month" anytime)

Coming in September

(New 8-week course with Nick just added!)

Weekly Class Schedule

We are planning to keep adding to our in-studio schedule as interest builds. Please let us know what you are looking for!


10-11:15a Hatha Yoga & Meditation with Nick (Studio / Zoom 1)
12-1p Yoga for Lifelong Strength with Becky
(will return in September)


9:30-10:45 Yoga Reboot with Sarah (Studio/Zoom 2)
10-11a Gentle Yoga with Chair with Rhoda (Zoom 1)
On August break, will return at 12p in September as "Midday Movement and Meditation"


9:30-10:45a Hatha Yoga and Meditation with Lela (Studio / Zoom 1)
7-8p Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga with Rose (Studio)


8:30-9:45a Mindful Outdoor Experience with Nick
(Harbert Park, West Evanston)
10-11a Gentle Yoga with Rhoda (Zoom 1)
7-8p Evening Meditation & Movement (Studio / Zoom 1)


9:30-10:45a Yoga with Sarah Westbrook (Studio / Zoom 1)


8:30-9:30a Prenatal with Lela (Studio / Zoom 2)
10-11:15a Yoga and Meditation with Lela (Studio / Zoom 1)
12:15-1:30p Hatha Basics with Nick (Studio / Zoom 1)


8:30-10a Hatha Basics with Stacia (Zoom 1)
NEW 9-10a Mindful Vinyasa with Eliza (Studio only)
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Since 2005, Grateful Yoga has been supported by students who value a mindful practice in a peaceful, welcoming environment.  We educate our students with insights from the ancient practices of Hatha yoga, as well as the modern insights of growth psychology, yoga therapy, kinesiology and neuroscience.

Our highly-qualified teachers offer weekly group classes, specialized educational series, mentorship and training for new teachers and health professionals, private instruction, yoga nidra, and perinatal yoga.
We aim to become an inclusive center for deep yogic study and self-transformation. Students of all ages, religious beliefs and experience levels are welcome in our community.

We hope to be a lasting part of your journey toward health and joy.

Learn more, see our full schedule of weekly classes at

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