Category Archives: Pre & Post Natal

  • Hip Shrug: Moving the Pelvis in the Coronal Plane

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to balance the up and down movement of your pelvic halves. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – […]…

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  • Foot Pelvic Connection: Balancing the Pelvic Halves

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn how to create equal weight in the sit bones and better function of the pelvic floor. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to […]…

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  • Inside Out Job: Finding the Pelvic Floor at Home

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn internal palpation techniques to find the pelvic floor. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment below, […]…

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  • Pilates Pelvic Floor: Finding the Pelvic Floor in the Pilates Studio

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Use simple props in the studio to create sensation in the pelvis. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST […]…

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  • The Stop Test: Finding the Pelvic Floor Muscles

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn important safety and strengthening precautions for your pelvic floor. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST BELOW! Comment […]…

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  • High and Dry: Remedies for Post Natal Incontinence

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! There are effective exercises one can do to balance their urinary system. SHOW NOTES: Want MORE?! Check out our workshops here!   Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? We want to hear from you – POST […]…

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  • The Pilates Show! – Move Like A Woman: Dynamic Movement For Women’s Health

    Click the Alerts icon above for an email reminder when a new episode posts! Learn this simple set up to release the pressures on the abdominal wall and pelvic floor structures, all while moving in the way that honored the feminine body! SHOW NOTES: Have a question you’d like to see addressed? Have a comment? […]…

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  • The Dos and Don’ts for Exercising in Your Third Trimester

    This final trimester is when many women feel their extra weight to be unbearable. Gentle exercise is highly important in this stage, especially in reducing edema and correcting postural imbalances caused by the extra weight of the breasts and baby. Edema occurs when the hands, feet, and ankles swell up with excess fluid. You can […]…

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  • Good Postures for Labor

    Arming your pregnant clients with as much information and skills as possible for an easy labor and delivery is essential as you are guiding them through this extraordinary time in their life. By practicing postures for labor, as well as breath patterns that go with them, your clients will be able to go into these […]…

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  • Exercising During the Second Trimester

    The body will start to change visibly during the second trimester. You will hear people say that the second trimester is the best part of being pregnant, the honeymoon period of the pregnancy. By this point, most women have gotten over their feelings of nausea and extreme tiredness and actually feel very well. My mother […]…

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  • Wall Squat

    Squatting is the golden pose for pregnancy, but many in our culture are no where near comfortable in this position. For most people, the joints of their ankles, knees, and hips must be gently taught and coaxed into the position. Having some kind of support in the squat position is essential. In the next video, […]…

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  • Prep to Squat in the Doorway

    Many people in our culture have a difficult time with a squat position because the closest we get to the floor is a chair. The squat position is essential to creating balance and ease in our hips and legs. It massages the internal organs to create better circulation. The deep squat position is a birthing […]…

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  • Pilates Pregnancy Fitness

    Exercise is important during pregnancy on a number of levels, but it is vital that it is the right sort of exercise. Safety and effectiveness must be married together in perfect unison. Pilates and yoga are the ideal disciplines to use to prepare for labor and birth. They are also an excellent way to get […]…

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  • Prep to Squat on the Chair

    The chair is the perfect piece of equipment on which to practice squatting. Instead of loading body weight onto a flexed knee and ankle, the spring and chair paddle move into the body so we can work on strengthening the leg without extra strain on the joints. This is essential for the pregnant body because […]…

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  • Exercising in the First Trimester

    The first trimester describes the first three months of pregnancy. During the first trimester, it is best to keep strenuous exercise to a minimum, as this is the period when the risk for miscarriage is highest. It is also a time when many women feel unbelievably tired, nauseated, and in no mood for exercise. However, […]…

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