All the Things I’ve Seen That Support Abdominal Healing

There are certain commonalities among the folks who seem to have the most success in fully resolving their abdominal adhesions, pain and distress. Usually there is not just one thing they are doing, but a combination of things over time that helps to get the full resolution most people are seeking. Of course, I always … Continue reading …

Bowel Obstructions: Prevention and Treatment with Marty Ryan

marty ryan interview

I know that bowel obstructions – mainly, avoiding them – are a really big deal for a lot of you.  So, to that end, I interviewed one of my favorite abdominal teachers about this very important issue. As I always feel about these interviews with other practitioners, I am so deeply grateful to Marty for … Continue reading …

Diet and Nutrition for Abdominal Adhesions

lila ojeda interview

For a long time, this topic of diet and nutrition has been my achilles heel – especially when it comes to abdominal adhesions and other abdominal distress. Over the years, it has become so clear to me that the way that diet and nutrition affect people is deeply individual.  There is no one-size-fits-all. For most who … Continue reading …

Belly Health in the New Year

“Nag, nag, nag…” My students sometimes toss this out in class when they’re trying to tease me about my repeated attention to detail.  But secretly they love it!  Right? Anyway, here are a couple of things that I talk about very often as they are soooo easy to incorporate into everyday life for the overall … Continue reading …

Abdominal Cleansing – Agni Sara

Amazing!  This timed perfectly with last week’s Abdominal Adhesions Newsletter about the pelvic floor.  (I’m sure YI did that on purpose. 🙂 )  Anyhoo . . . Wow, this is SUCH a great article.  The agni sara abdominal exercise is such a necessary and fundamental part of a yoga practice and it is discussed and taught … Continue reading …

“Natural” Treatment for Abdominal Adhesions

For some reason this always cracks me up (and not always in the funny way, sometimes it’s in the Lady Macbeth wrenching of the hands way).  I think I’ve just been working with adhesions for so long it’s hard for me to understand the idea of using drugs or surgery to break up what is … Continue reading …