Diastasis Recti, Movement

Heal Your Diastasis with Butt Exercises

During my research of a diastasis, I discovered that proper glute function is a key element of healing a disastasis. At first, this seemed odd to me as a diastasis is on the front side of the body, and the glutes are on the backside of the body. Why would something on the back side… Continue reading Heal Your Diastasis with Butt Exercises

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Bent Knees, Straight Knees, Locked Knees – What?

I used to be a compulsive knee locker. I also used to be a compulsive knee bender. Does this confuse anyone else, or is it just me?  I thought that the way to prevent locking your knees was to softly bend your knees; however, I have discovered you can still lock the knee caps in… Continue reading Bent Knees, Straight Knees, Locked Knees – What?

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Why I Ditched Kegels

Pelvic floor health is something I have had a passion for ever since the birth of my first child. After my daughter's birth, my pelvic floor was just not the same. Jumping and trampolines made me nervous. At my post-natal follow up, I found I had a cystocele, which is a slight drop of the… Continue reading Why I Ditched Kegels

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Moving into an Alignment Filled Life

Stand with your pelvis over your heels (not your toes) Carry your kids in front of you without compromising your alignment Posture is not alignment. Posture is about how you hold something, and many of us hold our posture very poorly. However, alignment is the optimal way that something should be placed in order to… Continue reading Moving into an Alignment Filled Life

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Balancing Act: Fall Prevention

The following blog was first featured on Holy Yoga® Global LLC- https://holyyoga.net/2018/12/04/sitting-and-yoga/  I recently participated in an Advent movement challenge on social media which included a lot of balance work. Some of the challenges seemed “unsafe” for older adults. This made me think deeper about balance and why we lose our ability to balance as we… Continue reading Balancing Act: Fall Prevention

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Sitting and Yoga

The following blog was first featured on Holy Yoga® Global LLC- https://holyyoga.net/2018/12/04/sitting-and-yoga/  Over the last few years this phrase has been getting more and more public attention–Sitting is the new smoking. Everyone seems to be talking about this from CNN to Forbes and the American Heart Association. Studies are popping up all over about the negative effects that sitting has… Continue reading Sitting and Yoga