Core Considerations for Pregnancy

Core Considerations for Pregnancy

One of the most frequent emails we receive is from expectant mothers asking how they can support their core before baby arrives. Whether you’ve had diastasis in a previous pregnancy that didn’t heal before becoming pregnant again, or are pregnant for the first time,...

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3 Simple Post-Baby Core Strengthening Exercises

3 Simple Post-Baby Core Strengthening Exercises

Post-baby core-strengthening exercise need to be easy and approachable. Below, I list three of my favorite, easy, post-baby core strengthening moves. BONUS! the first two can be done immediately after your baby is born (as soon as you feel ready). These moves target...

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Core-Safe Baby Carrying

Core-Safe Baby Carrying

One key to healing your core after pregnancy is your alignment. I often discuss how three key alignment changes (hips over heels, neutral pelvis, and neutral ribs) minimize intra-abdominal pressure and turn on the deep core muscles. But for many new moms, a common...

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Two Tips To Stop Pelvic Floor Leaks

Two Tips To Stop Pelvic Floor Leaks

As moms, it has become normal to joke about peeing our pants. I get it.  We use humor when talking about difficult topics. While incontinence may be common in postpartum women, it is not normal. In fact, leaking is a sign of dysfunction in the core/pelvic floor...

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3 Ways To Relieve Tightness In Your Neck And Shoulders

3 Ways To Relieve Tightness In Your Neck And Shoulders

Upper back and neck discomfort are some of the most common issues we hear about from moms. Why is that? Well, for one, moms spend a lot of time ‘rounding.’ As a mother to a little one you may be breastfeeding and carrying babies. On top of that, we live in a...

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Why Hip Openers Are NOT The Solution To Tight, Achy Hips

Why Hip Openers Are NOT The Solution To Tight, Achy Hips

Some of the most common (and beloved!) poses in yoga include traditional hip openers...but these poses may not be serving your post-baby body. Read below (or watch the video) to understand why! As a new yoga teacher I LOVED putting people into some long hip openers....

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How To Ease Into Fitness After Birth

How To Ease Into Fitness After Birth

  I often get questions about how to jump back into physical activity after having a baby. Postpartum women want to know: where do I start? Today, I lay out when to start, what to avoid, and what postpartum milestones matter. Read below or watch the video! First...

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12 Days of Core Strength

12 Days of Core Strength

I recently hosted 12 Days of Core Strength on the brb Yoga Facebook Page. (P.S. If you aren’t following me over there, you should! I go live regularly with new tips). Each day is a super simple, super practical change you can make in your day-to-day life to improve...

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