4 Ways Yoga Can Ease Chronic Pelvic Pain

When we hurt, we naturally brace against the pain, contracting our muscles. Chronic muscular contraction can cause or contribute to pain. Worrying over our condition and the pain we experience can cause high levels of stress and anxiety, which interferes with... read more

Can Coughing Affect Your Pelvic Floor Symptoms?

Most Certainly. As many of my blog posts are, this one was sparked by my own experience of my pelvic floor’s reaction to two weeks’ worth of coughing. I was the lucky recipient of a chest cold that was shared over Christmas. I only leaked a couple of times during the... read more

Can One Exercise Fix Your Pelvic Floor?

No, it can’t. But why? We’ve been told for decades that Kegels will strengthen and fix our pelvic floor issues. But even if performed correctly (which they often are not) just continually contracting a few muscles won’t fix the global* issue. In some cases, they can... read more

Global Yoga Therapy Day – Free Online Yoga Class

Global Yoga Therapy Day is a day celebrated annually with the intention of raising awareness of yoga therapy while promoting health and well-being.   Most of us have heard that the practice of yoga is good for us. It improves flexibility, strength, coordination... read more

Yoga Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety is something any one of us can experience at any time in our lives, when things become stressful or overwhelming. For many this is situational, and feelings of anxiety will pass when the circumstances causing the distress end. For many more, anxiety is a... read more

Can Artificial Sweeteners Make You Pee???

It’s likely. We may already know that caffeine causes the urethra to spasm and makes us feel the urge to go, and that alcohol can have the same effect, but what about sugar substitutes? This became my question one afternoon while at a social event. I was asked to... read more

National Bladder Health Awareness Month

According to the Urology Care Foundation, each year, millions of men and women struggle with the symptoms related to bladder health conditions or disease. More than 33 million Americans have overactive bladder – about 1 in 10. One in two women over the age of 65 are... read more

What is Overactive Pelvic Floor

Overactive Pelvic Floor is the latest terminology used to describe a hypertonic pelvic floor, in which the pelvic floor muscles do not relax and instead stay in a tight or gripping contracted state. As mentioned in Pelvic Floor 101: Part 2, when our pelvic floor isn’t... read more

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