Can One Exercise Fix Your Pelvic Floor?

No, it can’t. But why? We’ve been told for decades that Kegels will strengthen and fix our pelvic floor issues. But even if performed correctly (which they often are not) just continually contracting a few muscles won’t fix the global* issue. In some cases, they can... read more

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

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

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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