"MUM BUM" AND WHY YOU CAN'T BLAME THE JEANS Jan 14, 2020

5 Ways to Get Your Bum Back After Pregnancy

During pregnancy your centre of gravity shifts and many women try to counterbalance that shift by tucking their tailbone, overusing the posterior pelvic floor muscles and under-using the glutes.

This results in a flattened backside that can’t...

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JELLYFISH AND BLUEBERRIES - CUES TO HELP YOU CONNECT WITH YOUR CORE & PELVIC FLOOR Jan 14, 2020

When I was first learning about the pelvic floor and core work I would ask every course instructor what their best core cue was. The answer was never what I was hoping for – ‘it depends’ they would say. Ten years later and I am now the person saying ‘it...

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BREATHE, BREASTFEED AND BATHE – HELPING HEAL YOUR POSTPARTUM BODY Jan 13, 2020

Three Key Components of Postpartum Care

Aside from sleeping, eating, and drinking a ton of water, this is all you should be focused on after your babe is born:

  • Breathe into your body to send healing oxygen around
  • Breastfeed and bond with your new baby
  • Relax in warm baths filled with...
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PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIO - JUST DO IT! buff muff Jan 13, 2020

Make Your Pelvic Health a Priority!

I recently received an email from a fellow entrepreneur who wanted to book a session with me because she is unhappy with her tummy and she has back pain.

She wrote:

I've been wearing my wrap lately b/c my belly is out of control.  Baby weight...

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THE KEY(S) TO GREAT SEX AFTER BABY Jan 11, 2020

Four Guidelines for Sex After Baby

Having sex for the first time after having a baby is a bit like, well, having sex for the very first time ever!  What will it feel like?  Will it hurt? Will my partner enjoy it? 

After babe, having sex for the first time comes with a whole new...

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HOW DADS CAN BEST SUPPORT NEW MOMS Jan 10, 2020

Some Advice for New Dads

Bringing home a new baby can be overwhelming for parents and in particular for dads, who are unsure of how to care for their new child and how to best support their partner. 

Most are sure they want to bond, and to help, but are unsure of exactly how. They can be...

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PRENATAL EXERCISE - HEART HEALTHY TIPS FOR SAFE EXERCISE WHILE PREGNANT birth prepararation pelvic exercise prenatal Jan 09, 2020

How to Exercise While Pregnant

Everyone knows the benefits of exercise. Pregnancy is a time when exercise is key, not only for mom but for the benefit of babe too! 

How Exercise Benefits Your Baby

An exercise physiologist named Linda May looked at the benefits of exercise on the fetuses of...

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SPOTLIGHT ON PFILATES - NOPE, NOT A TYPO Jan 08, 2020

Pelvic Floor Pilates

Pfilates (no, that is not a typo) is a great program to help train your pelvic floor. When you add in core breathing, you have a fantastic way to improve and maintain a stronger pelvic floor for life.

We want our pelvic floor to be functional during times of rest...

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ONE WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE are pelvic floor exercises safe during pregnancy? birth prepararation kegels and pregnancy Jan 07, 2020

Some Thoughts From a Past Client

This week I am sharing some thoughts from a past client, so that you might see how pelvic health programs can really help empower women.

I met Rebekah about two years ago through Coaching Discovery Call. She is now pregnant with her second child and I recently...

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INCONTINENCE IN CROSSFIT core confidence exercises for incontinence Jan 06, 2020

Incontinence in CrossFit is a thing....a BIG thing and while there are things I really like about CrossFit, the acceptance of leaking urine as 'normal' or 'part of being the fittest woman on the planet' just doesn't sit well with me. 

I first heard about CrossFit over 10 years ago...

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