The Blog

This is where I share my thoughts on teaching yoga, starting a business, raising a family, & living mindfully.

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 routine in your life?...

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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 explain the...

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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...

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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 someone...

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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...

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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, because...

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Stages of Change

Stages of Change

Every day when students arrive for GSP I try to connect with each one of you briefly ahead of class to ask how you are feeling.  This is more than just a pleasantry or small talk to welcome you to class; it’s a means for me to gauge how you actually are feeling....

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Balancing Strength & Grace

Balancing Strength & Grace

I had someone tell me earlier this month “I went on maternity leave from yoga when you went on maternity leave.”  We both got a good chuckle out of this comment, but ultimately, she was admitting to me that she had let her practice slip through the cracks.  And the...

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