What is Overactive Pelvic Floor

Overactive Pelvic Floor is the latest terminology used to describe a hypertonic pelvic floor, in which the pelvic floor muscles do not relax and instead stay in a tight or gripping contracted state. As mentioned in Pelvic Floor 101: Part 2, when our pelvic floor isn’t... read more

10 Self-Care Rituals for the Modern Woman

In our hectic daily lives, it can be all too easy to forget to take care of ourselves. Here are some easy – and some not so easy – practices to fill our own cups!   1. Get enough sleep. Many of us are sleep deprived which affects mood, memory, attention, healing,... read more

How Does Stress Get in the Way of Healing?

Did you know that stress is a major cause of dis-ease in our world?  Stress is linked to anxiety and panic attacks, back pain, pelvic floor issues, digestive issues, depression, colds and viruses, hypertension, insomnia, eating disorders, diabetes, heart problems and... read more

Vata Dosha, Anxiety & Self-Care Practices

As I sit here, sipping coffee and listening to yet another windy day here in Vegas, I find myself searching for information on how the wind aggravates Vata Dosha, or one of the bodily constitutions that make us up, according to Ayurveda, the sister science to yoga. I... read more

How Would I Know if I Have Pelvic Floor Issues?

It can be hard to know. Between not recognizing when our bodies are whispering to us that something is off, to all the misleading and misunderstood information out there, we may be clueless until our body screams. My fascination with the pelvic floor came from my use... read more

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

What is Cervical Cancer? Cervical cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the cervix, the tissue that connects the uterus to the vagina. Cervical cancer is slow in developing, so a powerfully important preventive measure is Pap test screening, AKA getting a... read more

National Bladder Health Awareness Month

Awareness is critical when it comes to reducing the stigma associated with incontinence and other bladder health conditions and symptoms. I’ve had many women tell me they don’t seek help about their urinary incontinence because they think either nothing can be... read more

Benefits of Yoga for the Pelvic Floor

Yoga for the pelvic floor can be a powerful tool for healing because it is more than just an exercise. Much more. It is a mind-body-spirit system of managing our energy and a means to bringing balance back to our being. So How Can it Help? When we are experiencing... read more

Breath & Posture for Pelvic Floor Health Cat-Cow Pose

Breath and Posture are critical to overall health, but did you know they are key to a healthy pelvic floor (PF)? Breath: We are designed to breathe deeply, with our diaphragm expanding down into our abdominal cavity which in turn breathes the organs down into the... read more

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