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...
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...
Pacing for a Better Practice

Pacing for a Better Practice

Do you ever notice when you’re in class the variance in the the subtleties of how people practice? Although you’re not paying close attention to what the people around you are doing, you are inevitably going to notice how unique each person’s...
Free Your Mind

Free Your Mind

I just finished my first Adamantine® Yoga practice since having a cesarean delivery just over 2 weeks ago, and the one word that keeps coming to my mind is “freedom.”  Wow, it felt good to be able to move through the entire sequence without extreme modifications. ...
Movement Makes My Heart Sing

Movement Makes My Heart Sing

My body craves movement. It always has. And there’s only been a couple other times in my life that I can remember when my physical ability has limited my movement so much that I have felt nearly empty because I cannot do what it seems my body needs the most. This is...

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