Category: Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday – Passion for Pelvic Health

People often ask me how I got into this niche of my work? What I share in this video pretty much sums it up. It was my own motherhood, watching my friends have babies, learning more about our bodies, what

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Wellness Wednesday – What to expect in a Pelvic PT session

So I hear that question a lot! The LAST thing we want is for you to have any unnecessary uncertainty or fears about coming in to get the care you need. Most people have never heard of Pelvic PT. Some

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Wellness Wednesday – Stress & Worthiness

Unmet expectations. How are you at asking for what you need/want? How well do you receive? This all plays into how we feel, how we communicate with our partners and dramatically impacts our sex life! For better or worse, the

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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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Wellness Wednesday – Shoulder Openers

Have tightness in your neck? Get headaches? Ever wonder why you can’t fully resolve that tweaking pain in your shoulder? This stretch could HELP! It’s one that I personally have to do often. SO many of us get tight up between

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Wellness Wednesday – Cat Cow

So we’re focusing on GRATITUDE this week. I, for one, am very grateful for this movement as it has lately been instrumental in working out tightness in my back. This was one of the first videos I made but it

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Wellness Wednesday – Touched Out

Ever wonder why you find yourself recoiling when your toddler climbs up beside you on the couch, or even a hug from your husband feels annoying? This is a short clip from a talk I did on pelvic health and

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Wellness Wednesday – Wall Kicks

Wall Kicks If you are looking for a tool to increase your stomach strength with day to day activities, this exercise will help retrain your core acting as a building block for twisting, bending and reaching movements. arms reached out

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Wellness Wednesday – Mindful Movement

Sometimes once we have baby, we are so excited to have more mobility now that a bowling ball isn’t there, that we may forget that baby may have pushed on those abdominal muscles for a long time and they may

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Wellness Wednesday – Hum & Swallow

This technique is amazing at calming the nervous system, syncing the cranial nerves (which further calms the nervous system), the vibration can help expand releases throughout the body and we can use it to reveal other areas of restriction. So.

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Wellness Wednesday – Psoas Stretch

The Psoas is a very mighty and important muscle that often gets forgotten about. It gets used all the time when we are sitting, going up the stairs, bending over, it helps us even with breathing….we use it a lot!

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Wellness Wednesday – Neck Stretch

Neck Stretch Sequence The majority of us could use help with our posture, computer work, driving, breastfeeding and caring little ones all pull on our posture. These stretches are meant to help relax your neck allowing for a looser and

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Wellness Wednesday – Figure 4 Stretch

This week we would like to share a new stretch to decrease hip and lower back pain. This stretch is to stretch the muscle that attaches at your sacrum to your hip bone, performing rotation at the hip. Figure 4

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Wellness Wednesday – Doorway Pec Stretch

Do you struggle with pain and tension in between the shoulder blades, neck and shoulders? Sometimes we need to check in with how our posture is doing, and even though you may be stretching those areas, you may find that

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Wellness Wednesday – Upper Spinal Twist

Our upper backs can get tight from poor posture, lifting and carrying. This simple stretch can help ease tension allowing you to preform your daily tasks with less tightness.  Stretch Tips: lay on side, knees bent, arms stretched out in

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Wellness Wednesday – Filling & Emptying Breath

This month we are talking about awareness and nothing is better for awareness than breathing. This activity connects our breath to the pelvic floor and can also be used to enhance exercise and provide greater confidence during activities. Correct breathing

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Wellness Wednesday – Three Main Reasons People See A Pelvic PT

Pain (pelvic pain or painful sex) Leaking pee (incontinence) Prolapse – we talk about all the different kinds Diastasis (separation of the ab muscles) These are the most common reasons women come in for pelvic PT. We talk about all

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Wellness Wednesday – Communication & sex

How to get more out of your sex life! It requires talking, asking, receiving and that can all get complicated so we break it down in this segment of our sex talk done previously at The Motherhood Co. For the

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Wellness Wednesday – Stress & Worthiness

Unmet expectations. How are you at asking for what you need/want? How well do you receive? This all plays into how we feel, how we communicate with our partners and dramatically impacts our sex life! For better or worse, the

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Wellness Wednesday – Crunches

Yes you can! Sorry, but so many women are told that they can’t or shouldn’t do crunches if they have diastasis or core weakness. Diastasis has several factors to consider, width and depth being the first 2. But there is also

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