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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4 Ways To Increase Energy: A Guide For Worn Out Moms

If I’m not careful, I can easily give all my energy to those lovely, energy sucking, children of mine. I know when it’s happened because I end my day feeling like a limp, angry, noodle. As a mom, you give to others, think about others, direct others. All day long,...

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5 Tips For Doing Yoga With Kids

“Mama, can we go do some yoga?” This little phrase is now a regular utterance at my house. But that wasn’t always the case. There was a time when I couldn’t get my love of yoga to rub off on my kids - no matter how much I requested or pushed. It made no sense to me....

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