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

Pelvic Floor 101: Part 2 – Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

As mentioned in Pelvic Floor 101: Part 1, when our pelvic floor isn’t doing its job or is causing pain, it is called Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. And it comes with a variety of issues. Simply put, it can be broken down into two types: Hypertonic Pelvic Floor This is a... read more

Yoga: It Cures What Ails Ya! But Why?

Yoga* is recommended for, well, just about everything. So how can it be beneficial for whatever we are experiencing? There are a few reasons: Yoga Down-Regulates the Nervous System At its deepest, yoga affects the nervous system by toning down the side of the nervous... read more

Reducing Stress

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, depression, colds and viruses, hypertension, insomnia, eating disorders, diabetes, heart problems and even cancer. Even if stress isn’t... read more

What is Meditation, Really?

I once overheard a mom tell her son that bringing your finger and thumb together is meditation. Apparently the school’s safe key program is trying to incorporate meditative aspects to calm the children. I wanted to explain to her that bringing your finger and thumb... read more

Tailbone Tucking & Pelvic Floor Health

In modern times, our tail bone has been deemed an unnecessary and left-over part of our evolution. But it actually has a very important role: our pelvic floor muscles attach to it. How does that make it important you ask? Because how we position our tail can greatly... read more

Hello & Welcome

I wanted my first blog post for Feminine Wellness to be an introduction and an explanation of sorts about me and how I got to this place, right now, typing this post. I’m Alicia I have birthed 5 children. I am known as Nana to 6 more. I have spent 35 of my 52 years... read more

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