Goddess Pose, with its low, wide stance, is a powerful pose for taking up space. Amy Cuddy’s research showed that simply posing in powerful positions, like the classic Wonder Woman pose, showed physiological changes that affected self-concept and risk-taking. Goddess Pose is an excellent choice if you are looking […]
When I met fellow physical therapist Andrea Wood, PT, PRPC, she was preparing herself for a hip surgery that entailed a long road to recovery. Using her experience as an example, Andrea talks about how to be your own health advocate and a participant rather than a spectator in your health.
Here in New England we are in the middle of winter. Sometimes the weather encourages us to curl up on the sofa with a good book. Other times we might be inspired to ground, strengthen, and lengthen, kindling our inner furnace. […]
Winter can be filled with dramatic temperature fluctuations and a range of damp weather: snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain (or, all four together in what forecasters call a “wintery mix”). It can make it hard to practice self-care in winter.
So how can we best manage our bodies and spirits […]
As a yoga teacher and pelvic floor physical therapist, I blended the two disciplines together as part of a holistic model of care to create this video for optimizing bladder control through strengthening the pelvic floor.
This video is recommended for people who experience:
- weakness in the pelvic floor
- urinary […]
Pelvic pain affects 25% of women and 11% of men. Often, those who are experiencing pain feel more alone than the statistics reveal because pelvic pain is not as readily spoken about as other parts of the body, like the back or hip.
Pelvic pain can disrupt bowel, bladder, digestive, and […]
It’s a word that some people are excited to hear and others dread. What if resolutions are concepts and habits within our reach? […]
I adore podcasts. I love that I can learn something new or be inspired by someone on my commute to work, driving to visit my family, or while folding laundry.
Here are a few of my favorite episodes […]
Penelope’s debut on Broadway
2017 was full of adventures! Here are some of the highlights. […]
Holiday season has arrived…and so have the holiday parties, office cookies, and extra travel. If you find that your bowels aren’t giving you holiday cheer, try a few rounds of this long lunge with a twist.
Long Lunge (with a twist) is a nice way to lengthen the front of the […]