Posts tagged gathered and grounded
Two Years to Today

Yesterday marked the fourth month Gathered and Grounded received our operating permits and our first kids on the yoga mat. It’s amazing how quickly and slowly time can speed or putt along. I’m guessing you can relate.

I meant to write this blog post earlier so you would have a better understanding of who I am and what motivates me to put one foot in front of the other on the journey of creating and opening G&G. Oftentimes if I can’t focus on my feet moving forward my mind moves to one moment at a time. Chances are if you begin to spend some time at Gathered and Grounded you will hear messages regarding the moments and the pause.


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Noticing

As I walked down the hall at a local middle school where I spend time with 6th graders on a weekly basis I saw a former student from the previous session. With excitement I said, “Hey Billy how’s it going? What classes do you have this term?” Billy, not his real name, answered my questions while I moved along the hall to get to my classroom. As I waited at the door to greet my students as they walked in I heard Billy say to a student nearby, “Dude, she remembered my name. Mrs. G remembered my name!” For a moment I chuckled over his response as Billy was one of my, let’s say, more gregarious and energetic students. He is hard to forget. Moving on to teach two classes of sixth graders my mind moved away from the interaction with Billy, but creeped up later in the week.

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