Category: Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday – Prenatal Massage Set Up

Comfort during pregnancy is out top priority, and here in this video I wanted to show you just how I do that in Prenatal Massage. I have had some questions on how I do my pillow set up, and if

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Wellness Wednesday – Figure Four Stretch – with a twist

We have shown you the Figure Four stretch before, but wanted to give you guys a little extra variation of it to hit the hip area a little differently, and a little deeper if you are finding you need that!

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Wellness Wednesday – Hip and Back opener

Hip and back opener! Are you feeling tension within your hips and back, like the rest of us. Try this stretch we are loving since learning in one of our Yin Yoga classes @azhealingspace, @momentoftruthpt. This stretch is useful to

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Wellness Wednesday – Marching

So we’re always talking about core and pelvic floor muscles right? But what the heck are we really targeting? I think many of us end up with more questions than answers. -How do I find them? -Am I doing this

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Wellness Wednesday – A Better Way For Your Butt

“Where The Mind Goes, The Body Flows”Have you ever wished or hoped for a toned bum, worked so hard on exercises that “guaranteed” strong glutes but then didn’t get results? Maybe it isn’t the exercise per se, it is how

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Wellness Wednesday – Seated stretches

Sitting for to long? … this mini series will help get the blood moving! Many of us are sitting for long hours working desk jobs, helping children with homework or just living a more stationary life style currently. We put

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Wellness Wednesday – Neck/shoulder stretch – with movement!

Tension is something that is effecting us all right now, maybe even tension headaches that get you right in the neck and shoulder areas. This stretch is great if you are holding a baby all day long, breastfeeding, sitting at

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Wellness Wednesday- Reverse kegels

Are you looking for a building block to get you to be able to perform a plank? Use this video to help re-strengthening your core and pelvic floor and work toward planks! This video will show you alternative positions and

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Wellness Wednesday – Kegels in a Supported Bridge

Oops there goes gravity! Well this time, we’re actually going to use gravity to our advantage. If you aren’t sure if you have a tight or weak pelvic floor or aren’t sure how to do a kegel, this might not

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Wellness Wednesday – Cannon Balls

Cannon Ball: Fun title, sure, we can all picture ourselves jumping into the pool yelling, “Cannonball!”. Don’t let the name fool you. This exercise will help you engage your core turning on many supporting muscles at the same time. This

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Wellness Wednesday – Core Opposite Arm & Leg

Are you looking for a building block to get you to be able to perform a plank? Use this video to help re-strengthening your core and pelvic floor and work toward planks! This video will show you alternative positions and

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Wellness Wednesday – Theraband

Here are 2 more of the exercises you can do at home with your theraband. All you need is a little floor space and your band. Please call us at 623-226-4002 if you’d like us to send you a band.

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Wellness Wednesday – Theraband Leg Day!

Are you at home and wanting to find ways to get a little leg burn going? Supportive squats can help you go a little deeper working on getting back to working out or progressing your routine! Resisted walking with side,

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Wellness Wednesday – Rebounding

Jiggling and self rebounding are rhythmic movements. These rhythmic motions will aid in breaking up the restrictions similar to how the ocean waves crash on sandy beaches, slowly breaking the sand away. Rebounding aids in the health of our immune

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Wellness Wednesday – What Are Dilators and How Can They Help?

Vaginal Dilators. What are they? How can they help? Maybe you’ve seen these before and wondered what in the world they were! Maybe you’ve heard of them but been skeptical to try them. Dilators can be very helpful with certain

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What is Myofascial Release (MFR)?

“Myo… what??”, “What exactly are you doing?”, “I’m not sure what you did but it worked! We get lots of questions in the office about myofascial release, what it is, and what we do. Today we wanted to spend a

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Wellness Wednesday – Plank with Shoulder Taps

Seriously! You can do it! Getting bored with situps? Regular planks? Even tired of watching the side plankĀ video with my dogĀ in it? Well here is a new one for you. Keep your back level as if a glass of water

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Wellness Wednesday – Sitting on the Ball

Tailbone pain Pelvic pain Hip pain Painful sex Leaking pee Back pain All of these might be caused by tight pelvic floor muscles. Using the ball can often help you keep progressing between sessions and bring down your pain, which

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Wellness Wednesday – Seated Pelvic Reset

Sometimes it can be difficult for some of us to get on and off the floor – pregnancy, the elderly, or maybe just leg day. It can also be difficult to reach our legs or apply enough pressure at different

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Wellness Wednesday – Supported Upper Back and Hip Stretch

Do you ever have one of ‘those days’, a day that has just taken its toll on you physically and mentally. This restorative stretch will help you check in with yourself, and release the stress of the day. You can

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