21 08, 2019

Multifidus: Why This Muscle Matters for Pelvic Pain and Incontinence

2019-09-13T08:58:35-04:00


The multifidus muscle group, located along the back of the spine, is an important muscle to train if you are healing pelvic pain and incontinence. The multifidus extends your back when both the right and left column contract, or rotates your spine when […]

Multifidus: Why This Muscle Matters for Pelvic Pain and Incontinence2019-09-13T08:58:35-04:00
30 05, 2019

Using Creativity to Heal

2019-06-06T09:19:49-04:00

How a young stroke survivor overcame an extreme challenge and reclaimed her life

Hi, I’m Abbie. You may have seen me blissfully flowing from Mountain Pose to Shavasana in Dustienne’s yoga video series thanks to her gentle guidance. It’s nice to meet you! I’m thrilled to share a story that […]

Using Creativity to Heal2019-06-06T09:19:49-04:00
7 05, 2019

Pelvic Pain and the Nervous System

2019-06-29T15:19:04-04:00

Flight, fright, or freeze. You may have heard that phrase to describe what happens when our nervous system perceives a threat.

That makes sense when it’s something that can do you harm: a car that doesn’t see you in the crosswalk or a rattlesnake on the trail.

But did you know that […]

Pelvic Pain and the Nervous System2019-06-29T15:19:04-04:00
2 03, 2019

What is a Kegel?

2019-04-17T10:19:15-04:00

You’ve probably heard that you should do kegels but wondered what exactly is a kegel–the term is pretty vague. A kegel is simply a pelvic floor muscle contraction.

The term “kegel” was coined in the late 1940s after gynecologist Arnold Kegel. He recommended performing pelvic floor muscle exercises to help […]

What is a Kegel?2019-04-17T10:19:15-04:00
26 02, 2019

Posture of the Month: Cat/Cow Pose

2019-03-27T14:30:16-04:00

If you experience persistent pain in your pelvis, back, shoulder, or neck, you might have an unconscious tendency to protect yourself by increasing rigidity in your body. The Cat/Cow Pose help to undo that stiffness.

This might look like holding your shoulders up toward your ears, holding your breath, and abdominal […]

Posture of the Month: Cat/Cow Pose2019-03-27T14:30:16-04:00
1 02, 2019

Fourth Trimester Yoga: Reconnecting with Your Center

2019-08-28T17:18:57-04:00

As always, the content of this blog is offered for informational purposes only. Please seek proper medical advice when recovering from any surgery and returning to a yoga program.

The fourth trimester is full of ups and downs. You are over the moon with your new little love and absolutely sleep […]

Fourth Trimester Yoga: Reconnecting with Your Center2019-08-28T17:18:57-04:00
24 01, 2019

Take Care of Your Body Postpartum…Not Just the Baby!

2019-05-08T09:41:27-04:00

This post is for caregivers of all types: parents, grandparents, aunties, uncles, babysitters…everyone can benefit from some body mechanics awareness!

Putting the baby in a crib

What is the best way to put a baby down for a nap? Try and get as close as you can to the crib.

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Take Care of Your Body Postpartum…Not Just the Baby!2019-05-08T09:41:27-04:00