Gratitude will never go out of style.
Having a mindset of gratitude will help you live a more fulfilling life. It keeps us grounded, helps us stay more optimistic, and it’s good for our health.
What else is good for our health? That’s right, yoga.
In this article, we share how you can combine two of the most powerful practices – gratitude and yoga.
How can you turn your yoga class into a gratitude meditation?
Yoga class themes provide focus and a collective purpose for a yoga class.
In Kundalini Yoga, the attitude of gratitude is the highest way of living. There’s more science than ever showing how gratitude helps people live happier and more fulfilled lives.
5 Ways to Turn Your Yoga Class Into a Gratitude Meditation
Here are a few ways to incorporate gratitude in your yoga class:
By focusing on our breathing, we get to appreciate even more the very gift of life with each breath we take.
Mountain Pose with Raised Hands
Through this pose, feel grounded, hopeful, and grateful for all your dreams and the unknown adventures that the future holds.
As you open your heart and shoulders through this pose, find gratitude for all the courage you’ve summoned into your life.
Through this pose, we appreciate the safety and security in our lives as well as the value of slowing down and resting.
Thank You Mantra Meditation
Spend a few minutes at the end of your yoga practice meditating. Say aloud and resounding “thank you” on your exhales.
When a teacher weaves the mental and emotional aspect into the physical practice it adds the element of “why” we do yoga, rather than focusing on the poses.
How do you practice gratitude in your yoga class?