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Yoga for Endometriosis

31 May
Yoga for endometriosis

Millions of women and adolescent girls suffer from pain and decreased function because of endometriosis worldwide. According to Endometriosis.org, about one in ten women experience endometriosis. Here in the United States, estimates are in the ballpark of 5 million American women affected by endometriosis. What is endometriosis? Endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue migrates outside of […]

Yoga for Vulvodynia

30 May
Yoga for vulvodynia

It is estimated that 10–28% of women will experience vulvodynia in their lifetime (1). Often women have undiagnosed or misdiagnosed symptoms for months or even years. What is vulvodynia and vulvar pain? In 2015, the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD), the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), […]

Yoga for Interstitial Cystitis

26 May
Yoga for interstitial cystitis

Millions of men and women suffer from pain and decrease in daily activities because of pain associated with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS). According to the sources compiled by the IC Network, about 3.2-7.9 million and 1-4 million men have symptoms of IC in the United States alone. As with other complex medical conditions, bladder […]

Yoga for Constipation

25 May
Yoga for constipation

Constipation affects 42 million men, women and children in the United States alone (1). What is constipation? Constipation is defined by less than 3 bowel movements a week with stool consistency that is dry, hard, and difficult or painful to pass (2). Constipation could be caused by surgery, poor diet and hydration, pelvic floor muscle […]

Pain Free Warrior Summit

28 April

            Tune in to Raquel Otis’  free online summit for men and women with chronic pain. I had the pleasure of meeting her virtually and having a nice chat. We about talked yoga and pelvic health. Penelope the Pelvis had a cameo appearance, as she loves to educate about anatomy! […]

PhysioYoga with Shelly Prosko

08 April
Shelly Prosko, PhysioYoga

This week, it’s my pleasure to feature the work of my inspiring, knowledgeable and radiant colleague, Shelly Prosko. Shelly is a licensed physical therapist, professional yoga therapist and a certified Pilates instructor in Canada. By coupling physical therapy and medical yoga therapeutics, she is the star developer of PhysioYoga Therapy (PY). Those who’ve worked with […]