The Perfect Birth Snack - Here’s a super-luxe recipe for a delicious, hydrating and restorative birth snack. I’ve taken a classic recipe for Labour-Aid, and there are many of them out there and combined it with one of my favourite ingredients pasture raised bovine gelatin to create a soft, golden jelly. It’s a breeze to make and transport to your place of birth. What’s so good about my Honey Lemon Jelly-Aid Recipe - It’s golden and beautiful to look at - remember we eat with
So many benefits to practicing yoga during pregnancy There are many reasons to practice yoga while you are pregnant. Learning ways to move to enjoy pregnancy more, easing common discomforts and preparing for childbirth. For many women, pregnancy comes with a number of other conditions that need to be managed with care and consideration. Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth, as taught by a qualified and experienced yoga teacher, is all about consciously integrating movement and br
I’m often asked to describe the difference between Prenatal Yoga and Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth? Perhaps it’s two titles to describe the same thing. Perhaps it’s a way of defining two very different experiences. Both kinds of classes have so much to offer you in your pregnancy. Today I’d like to share why I call what I’m teaching Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth. For almost two decades, I have been teaching yoga to women during their birthing years. In this time, I’ve attend
Seven years ago, at the tender age of 46, I was diagnosed with endometriosis. That means to that point, I had been living with the condition and all of it's accompanying symptoms for over 30 years. I need to make the point Living with... This post is not about stoicism. It's not about being dismissed and misdiagnosed for all those years. This is about what it means to LIVE WITH. By the time I received my diagnosis, I had cultivated years of self care practices. recognising th
When it comes to describing birth, do you find yourself running out of words? Birth is an experience that many struggle to find the right words to describe EXQUISITE capacity to touch every aspect of your life. The term ineffable can be used to describe the INTENSE EXPERIENCE OF PURE LOVE; the overwhelming surge of joy felt by new parents - truly ineffable. The same term can also be used to describe the UNADULTERATED ELATION you felt when that long-awaited positive line on a
Earlier this week, I spoke with a new client. She asked me how I define my pelvic floor work. Hmmmmm.... Good Question! My answer.... Holistic Somatic Pelvic Floor Practice It’s a mouthful! But hey, what’s in a name?
Holistic - means I see you. All of you. I see that while you came to me seeking to explore new ways to improve the function of your pelvic floor; there’s a whole lot more going on than how your muscle groups are interacting.
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