We’ve all experienced burnout. While it would be supportive to be able to take off for a month to a retreat center and recover from life’s stresses, many of us can’t run away from our obligations. So, what are we to do?
The 80/20 rule
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.