How can yoga help us retain pelvic floor health and avoid some of the common pelvic floor issues that many people struggle with? In this interview, yoga therapist Leslie Howard shares insights from her work with yoga for pelvic floor issues as well as initial results from a study on yoga for incontinence. Also check out Leslie's webinar, Surprising Truths About Pelvic Floor Disorders- And How Yoga Can Help.

The Fit Floor Part 3: Alignment - Position Your Pelvic Floor For Fitness

The relationship between your diaphragm and pelvic floor is synergistic. In the ideal situation, the pelvic floor mirrors the movement of your diaphragm, giving the pelvic floor uniform tone from front to back... Read more

The Fit Floor Part 2: Teach Your Pelvic Floor a New Trick

The pelvic floor muscles share connections with our diaphragm, organ systems and our musculo-skeletal structure. The pelvic floor has two parts—front and back. Most popular pelvic floor toning exercises... Read more
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The Fit Floor Part 1: Training the Pelvic Floor for Fitness

When you think about pelvic floor health, the first thing that often comes to mind are kegels , the contracting and releasing of pelvic floor muscles. While kegels can be helpful in maintaining tone in the... Read more

The Pelvic Floor in Yoga Asanas

The pelvic floor is an important and often overlooked part of the body that holds the abdominal organs in place. Often times the pelvic floor can be chronically tight and as we age, these muscles may lose... Read more
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