Tag Archives: diastasis recti

Align Your Shoulder – Restore Your Body

I have been dealing with shoulder and neck tension for over 10 years.  About 2 years ago, I was getting migraines due to all the chronic tension, along with always having constant pain in my shoulders.  Thankfully, I have discovered … Continue reading

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Get your Butt Back

I’m a people watcher. When I watch people I am usually looking at their alignment and the dysfunctions that I can see in how they hold their body. One of the things that I am noticing over and over is … Continue reading

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Reclaiming your Core – Bridge Work

Bridge work is something that many of us have probably done somewhere along the way to strengthen our core.  However, bridge work is only effective for the if done properly. Here are a few tips for doing bridge work properly: … Continue reading

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Milestones Along my Health Path – Part 1

I am going through a Bible study right now that talks about how ones’ life experiences shape their path. My life is full of milestones that revolve around the health of my body.   My Feet As a child, I … Continue reading

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Alignment & Pose Breakdown – Chair Pose

I have been a yoga for over 14 years. For 13 years, I have not liked chair pose. As a yoga teacher, I would force myself to teach this pose to my students, because I simply never liked practicing it. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Psoas Releases

The following five minute video blogs shows two of my favorite psoas stretches. I’m finding that the psoas is a crucial muscles for functional health of the body–meaning, that if you want your body to perform at is best the … Continue reading

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To Plank or Not to Plank

I am at a crossroads with healing my diastasis recti. In May of 2012, my diastasis measured 2-fingers wide at the navel, 1-finger wide about two inches above the navel and 1 finger wide about 3 inches below the navel. … Continue reading

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Flatter Stomach by Improving Your Posture

We have all probably read in a magazine somewhere that if you stand up talk it appears to others that you have lost weight.  Well, there is some truth in this.  As you stand up tall, it changes your stomach … Continue reading

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Combat Knee Locking

Awhile ago, I wrote a blog about being a chronic knee locker, meaning my knee caps (patella) are continually lifted and locked into place by over engagement of my quadriceps.   One of the biggest reasons for this imbalance is … Continue reading

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10 Daily Tips to Restore Your Body

Stand with your pelvis over your heels (not your toes) Carry your kids in front of you without compromising your alignment (notice the princess shoes are back, click here to read by love/hate relationship with these) Utilize a standing work … Continue reading

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