1. What is Diastasis Recti, and how do I know if I have it? Diastasis Recti is when the two halves of your Rectus Abdominis (6-pack muscle) separate beyond the natural amount. It is natural to have a small space between the two halves. (Most experts consider a gap of 1 finger width or less… Continue reading Diastasis Recti FAQ’s
This is the one and only post written during my pregnancy. (I'm full term now, just waiting on baby to arrive.) Writing a blog or engaging in social media just hasn't been a priority the last nine months. I've been spending less time online. I wanted to experience this pregnancy with less technology, fewer distractions and… Continue reading The One Where I am Pregnant
"My husband/boyfriend/dad needs this stuff!", I hear it all the time! So, in response, I'm teaching an Alignment for Guys workshop February 28th (details below). I work primarily with woman, but corrective exercises, alignment principles, and natural movement apply to men too. Other than our reproductive organs, men and women have the same basic anatomy & physiology.… Continue reading This One’s for the Guys
We recently moved to Nashville, and although this move was considerably easier than our last one, it still takes a toll. For most people moving and back pain go together. We've all been there: I think I can move that couch by myself....this box isn't THAT heavy....I don't need help.... Usually what follows next is a back… Continue reading How I Made it Through a Move Without Back Pain
By now you've heard about the benefits of sitting less a time or two. Maybe you've created a standing desk or experimented with sitting on the floor in a variety of positions. Changing you position throughout the day (rather than sitting in one position ALL day) has improved your health in countless ways. Well done! Here is series to help relieve the lower body… Continue reading Movement Breaks for the Office (part 1)
It's that time of year when everyone is getting colds, flus, chest infections.... You know all the regular recommendations: wash your hands, take Vitamin C, get plenty of rest, take On Guard (I think I'm a little behind the trend on this one-- I JUST discovered how amazing this essential oil blend is. Seriously, it changed… Continue reading Stay Healthy This Cold & Flu Season, Move Your Lymph.
Sneeze pee. If we are honest, most of us will admit that this has happened once or twice....you laugh, sneeze, cough, jump, or some other high pressure activity....and you pee yourself. Just a little. (Or a lot.) It's VERY common, which has led many of us to believe that it's NORMAL. We accept it as… Continue reading Sneeze Pee