A Caterpillar’s World

A Caterpillar’s World

A chrysalis is the oh-so-important stage of a caterpillar’s life, when God is doing all the work on one of the tiniest creatures in nature to create something completely different and beautiful.  The caterpillar has no choice but to surrender the current path of...
One Question to Ask Yourself Each Morning

One Question to Ask Yourself Each Morning

It’s always a struggle the week immediately following a time change to acclimate physically and mentally to the shift, even if we do seem to get an extra hour of sleep this time of year.  It’s a little like jet lag that the majority of the country experiences at...
Stop “Shoulding” on Yourself

Stop “Shoulding” on Yourself

It’s so easy this time of year to get caught up in kids’ activities that we often place our own health & care at the bottom of the priority list.  How many of you at the end of the summer can’t wait to get the kids back in school to have more...
Taking the Chance at Yoga

Taking the Chance at Yoga

After practicing Adamantine® Yoga for just over a year now and taking the time to reflect on my progress, I am amazed how my yoga practice has improved so many other facets of my daily life.  If you’ll indulge me for a few hundred words, I’ll attempt to...
The Power of a Sequence

The Power of a Sequence

  Part of the reason I was so drawn to Adamantine® Yoga when I was introduced to it, is because it is a clear path that set out to balance movement in the body.  For years when I taught classes and practiced yoga on my own, I tried to sequence postures so there would...
Guided Group Adamantine-Inspired Classes

Guided Group Adamantine-Inspired Classes

You may know that the format in which I teach yoga is a bit different than how you normally think of yoga being taught, & maybe different than what you’ve experienced it being taught.  Guided Self-Practice is, in my mind, the most effective way to teach...
Resolve to Raise Your Moral Integrity

Resolve to Raise Your Moral Integrity

Yoga is a discipline used by many to quiet the mind, to build strength, to gain mobility, to ease anxiety, to build confidence, to learn grace, or to find calm in a chaotic world.  The list is endless, but it all leads back to self-betterment.  The work we do on our...
Using Your Core to do More

Using Your Core to do More

I’ve been doing some informal rehab on my lower body & core.  A few months back I felt a distinct opening (aka “pop”) in my left hamstring.  More specifically right at the gluteal fold, where my hamstring attaches to my pelvis.  I knew it wasn’t an injury,...

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