Meet the Publishing Team

Work with this amazing team in participating in one of our existing regional magazines. This company was started on the premise that everyone’s story can be told for the betterment of ourselves, our family’s, our community’s and our world. Email us today!

Jennifer Grubba

MN Yoga + Life Magazine | Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief

Jennifer Grubba MA, EdS, 200 RYT

Jennifer is a 200 RYT, and teaches yoga in corporate settings, fitness centers, studios, and events such as the Minnesota State Fair, and the Minneapolis Yoga Conference. Jennifer also teaches and hosts yoga retreats as the founder of Blue Lotus Yoga Retreats. She is passionate about making yoga and wellness more accessible to others, and travel for growth. You can find her writings in MN YOGA + life Magazine and her personal blog MNyogalife108. Jennifer is also a proud mother,  holds graduate degrees in psychology and education, and practices as a School Psychologist.

Her mission is to offer you a local resource to help you make yoga and wellness accessible to you-wherever you are at in your life, and in your practice. In it, you will find the resources you need to help you be well, to explore and grow in our beautiful state, and to help you deepen your practice. Looking for community events, product reviews, inspirational articles written by locals, thought provoking editorials, or instructor insights? Want to know where to eat, shop, practice, or retreat? Look no further. Find MN Yoga + life Magazine at a yoga studio, health food store, fitness studio, boutique or coffee shop in your hometown.

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Juli Rathke

Founder/CEO of YOGA+ Life™ National Brand

Juli Rathke has channeled her 20+ year professional career into helping others do the same with the creation of  the YOGA + Life™ Magazines brand. Juli is an executive performance consultant, author, frequent keynote motivational and inspirational speaker, yogi, entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Y +L, television producer and presenter.  She’s also a mom, wife, lover of music and travel, runner, skier and Colorado resident. She is eager to share the love for the wellness lifestyle in personable regional publications that showcases the persons, places and ideas that make each market so special and unique. A breath of fresh air from your big label publications giving everyone the chance to be seen, heard and read about in their own community. More about Juli here.

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Chelsea Connolly

National Creative Director

With a cultivated eye for design, Chelsea’s work has been influencing luxury publications and brands for over a decade. She is a Colorado native that has been shaped personally and professionally by living all over the world. She brings a vast amount of print and online experience to the media channels of YOGA+life™. As a sought after Art Director you’ll currently find Chelsea spearheading the look and feel of some of the state’s most sophisticated lifestyle magazines, world-class beauty brands, award-winning restaurants and bespoke boutiques. She is known for creating clean, fashionable yet approachable design and believes in a less-is-more aesthetic. In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys the Colorado outdoors, yoga and wellness, live music, entertaining, traveling and spending time with her husband and two young sons.

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