Month: May 2019

Wellness Wednesday – Spinal Curls

Flexibility is critical for avoiding injury. When our spine moves well, our nerves and muscles are happier. Keeping our center nice and mobile also avoids extra strain on our hips and shoulders. This is one of my favorite movements for

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Bellies, Babies, & Birth – Naturopathy 101 with Dr. Freeze

Naturopathic medicine is often misunderstood but more people are looking for more holistic answers to their health concerns. There are many misconceptions about how a naturopath is different and some of them have different focuses so I sat down with

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Wellness Wednesday – Chi Machine

So what the heck is that thing in the corner on the yoga mat? It’s a Chi Machine! Still don’t have any idea what it is, do you? Well the simple explanation is that you lay down and place your

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Wellness Wednesday – Deep Squat

So we are long past the days of women only being barefoot, pregnant and in the kitchen – yet here I am, barefoot in the kitchen but DEFINITELY not pregnant! However, I have a great stretch for pregnant women, or

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Bellies, Babies & Birth Podcast – Building Community with Malia Battilana

Since I dreamed of having a podcast, my main purpose has been to build community and provide more resources to mamas so it’s extra fun to connect with other women doing that same thing and sharing that same passion! Malia

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Wellness Wednesday – Kneeling hip flexor stretch

Yep. All The Things – that’s my favorite. Just ask my husband. This stretch is another one that gets into several different areas. It should be a comfortable position that allows you to really sink into it and wait for

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Broken Dams Lead to Breakthroughs

I needed that dam broken to have the breakthrough! I’ve done a lot of work on mindset lately. Life of an entrepreneur I guess. If you want to grow, (whatever growth means to you) then you have to learn how

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Wellness Wednesday – How Massage Can Help Postpartum

Whether crazy positions from feedings, all the ways you hold your baby, hormonal changes or feet in your back from that precious co-sleeping, massage can be an important part of recovering after delivering that little angel. Listen to Courtney explain how! We don’t want

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