We’re led to believe that our feet are weak and need protecting, from sturdy shoes, thick soles and support for the ankles. Any issues with the feet lead to more support (insoles, orthotics, thicker soles) but when it comes to your pelvic floor this will just increase your issues. Your feet have as many joints … Continue reading Why your feet matter when it comes to pelvic floor health
We’re certainly lead to believe it does, which is why kegels, those squeeze and release exercises, are taught in virtually every pregnancy fitness or exercise class. But they could actually be putting you at more risk of developing incontinence and prolapse issues that preventing them. Really, it is the postural, lifestyle and movement habits that … Continue reading Does pregnancy Cause pelvic floor problems?
All sorts of amazing and incredible things happen to our bodies in pregnancy – not just growing a baby! Feet growing bigger is a common occurrence but do they actually grow? That common image of a pregnant woman with her tummy pushed forwards and leaning back is typical of a tucked pelvis and rib thrust … Continue reading Do your feet really grow during pregnancy
You don't have to put up with pregnancy pain here are 5 common pregnancy pain myths busted. Is pregnancy waddle inevitable? Will pregnancy wreck your body? and other pregnancy myths examined. Pregnancy will wreck your pelvic floor It isn’t pregnancy that plays havoc with your pelvic floor, but the weight of a baby on an … Continue reading 5 Myths of Pregnancy Pain
Which kind of sounds like the perfect superhero duo! I quite breezily say my classes both pregnancy and postnatal work on getting a mobile pelvis, I also talk about a neutral pelvis and a tilted pelvis and sometimes mention a stable pelvis. The pelvis features a lot in my work (and I have just spent … Continue reading Belly dancing and the Mobile Pelvis