Pelvic Floor Restore -is fear holding you back?

I’ve been observing with people who come to classes or buy the online class that they don’t start the work or don’t do the work between classes. The most common response is that there isn’t enough time. We know that there is always enough time. So I think it is worth looking a little deeper. … Continue reading Pelvic Floor Restore -is fear holding you back?

Are you doing kegels or just clenching your bum?

If you’ve ever been given kegels as an exercise for pelvic floor strength do you really understand what you are supposed to be doing? Are you even aware of your pelvic floor, exactly where it is, what it feels like to tense and release it? How do you know you are doing kegels and not just clenching your bum.

Why your pelvic floor needs you to be lazy

Constant stress, anxiety and being ‘too busy’ with ‘not enough time’ will not help you get a stronger pelvic floor. Pelvic floor dysfunction is largely caused by too much tension in the pelvic floor and a big part of my work with clients is on releasing that tension and getting back in touch with listening … Continue reading Why your pelvic floor needs you to be lazy

How to prepare your pelvic floor for birth

If you’ve read that you need to be doing kegels to strengthen your pelvic floor ready for birth you may be surprised to hear that kegels (squeeze and release exercise) are not a main feature of my pregnancy movement classes. Your pelvic floor needs to be able to yield so it can carry the added … Continue reading How to prepare your pelvic floor for birth

4 points to healing pelvic floor dysfunction

1 in 3 women have pelvic floor dysfunction. That’s a big number. How does it make you feel? Symptoms can present from pelvic pain to sneeze pee, incontinence or constipation. There is a wide belief that it’s pregnancy and age that cause pelvic floor dysfunction but women who have not had a baby, younger women … Continue reading 4 points to healing pelvic floor dysfunction