How to “Fix” Your Body After Pregnancy

A postpartum body has a lot going on. A weak core and pelvic floor creates a whole host of compensations in other parts of the body...weak glutes, tight hips, and a tight back, to name a few. (If you haven’t already, you might want to check out last week’s post on...

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How Becoming A Mom Made Me A Better Yogi

Like most pregnant women, I knew my life would change when I became a mother. That was a given. What wasn't a given was how much having a baby would change my yoga practice. Here are the 5 ways, becoming a mom made me a better yogi. I Learned Self-Acceptance Before I...

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To The New Mom Who’s Worried About Diastasis Recti

My friend, Veronica, recently asked: "Now that I'm 7 weeks postpartum I’m wondering how I would tell if I had Diastasis Recti. Do you have a blog post on how to tell?" I’ve been meaning to write a “How to Test for DR” post forever, but this question got me thinking…...

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To Plank Or Not To Plank? That Is The Question

“When can I do plank again?” If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard this question… I tell my clients to stop practicing certain yoga poses while strengthening their core and closing their diastasis-big backbends, deep twists, and traditional core strengtheners...

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3 Little Known Tips To Heal Your Core With Yoga

“Dia-what?” One of the top yoga instructors in my city said this after I told her about the Heal Your Core With Yoga program. She trains hundreds of new yoga teachers each year. And she’s never heard of diastasis recti. I’m not surprised. Diastasis Recti, a separation...

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