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

The relationship between your pelvis and your uterus

Painful periods? Fertility issues? Baby refuses to go into an optimal position? The alignment of your pelvis has a direct influence on your uterus. You have ligaments that attach from your womb to the front, back and sides of your pelvis. As well as your pelvic floor and down into your labia. Your pelvis has … Continue reading The relationship between your pelvis and your uterus

How to know if an exercise is safe for your pelvic floor

There are few types of pelvic floor problems, men and women can suffer with. The three most common are: stress incontinence (commonly known as that "sneeze wee" where you laugh, cough, sneeze and you wet/poo yourself, or when you jump/run/lift something, leakage occurs),urge incontinence (that urgency to urinate/defecate without warning), orpelvic organ prolapse (sometimes asymptomatic, … Continue reading How to know if an exercise is safe for your pelvic floor

Why your pelvic floor problem won’t go away

I've worked with a number of women with pelvic floor dysfunction: young, old, pregnant, never been pregnant, and postnatal. And, for all sorts of symptoms:, sneeze wee, urge incontinence and prolapse. Often, by the time clients have come to see me, they've suffered with the pain, discomfort and the unexpected embarrassment of the condition for … Continue reading Why your pelvic floor problem won’t go away