3 Yoga Practices to Support Pelvic Floor Health

By
Leah Sugerman, E-RYT 500, YACEP
Supta Baddha Konasana a restorative pose with props.

The pelvic floor muscles support the bladder and bowels. In females, they also support the uterus, and in males, they also support the prostate. They’re a collective group of muscles that create a sling of structure and scaffolding at the base of the pelvis.

For many, the pelvic floor muscles are chronically contracted and tight, which can lead to a plethora of issues (like constipation or incontinence) and painful circumstances (like pelvic floor tension myalgia or dyspareunia). 

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