Why Every Woman Should Have Fertility Awareness

Why Every Woman Should Have Fertility Awareness

Most women feel completely mystified by the inner-workings of their menstrual cycle. I spoke more about what is normal and abnormal in a menstrual cycle on another blog. The majority of women have also never heard of fertility awareness, AKA fertility awareness-based...
The Secret World of Pelvic Pain

The Secret World of Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is often a world of secrets and subtleties. It can be confusing and alarming. Or it can be totally normalized. Pelvic pain can be disregarded by healthcare professionals or minimized by family, friends, and partners. It is deciding to not go out for a run...
The Connection Between Breath and the Pelvic Floor

The Connection Between Breath and the Pelvic Floor

Bandhas In yogic philosophy, our bodies have bandhas, or locks. We each have three of them, and one master lock for engaging all of them at once. In yoga, these locks are places of movement in the body that can be held or tightened to affect our energy. In the Western...
What’s the Core?

What’s the Core?

Here is my summary of most people’s experience with “the core.” You can easily find versions of this meme all over the internet. And isn’t it just spot on? Most people have a very hard time engaging their “core,” because they don’t know what the heck...
Breastfeeding and Posture

Breastfeeding and Posture

Breastfeeding is a time of significant changes to a woman’s body, including your posture. And I know what you are probably thinking. Can my body seriously handle any more changes after just gaining and losing 30 pounds, massively shifting my center of gravity, oh and...