Castor Oil & Adhesions

Transcript of video: Welcome! Over the years of doing this work, I have consistently gotten a lot of questions about whether or not castor oil, castor oil packs, or just using castor oil to massage in the belly area, can dissolve abdominal adhesions or scar tissue. Unfortunately, there is no evidence for it … and … Continue reading …

An Interview Snippet with Marty Ryan

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This is a snippet of an interview I did with Marty Ryan (on the left, above) for my upcoming book.  Marty is a belly practitioner of more than 20 years, and is one of the best teachers I have had the privilege of learning from.  He is based in Seattle though he travels around a … Continue reading …

Speaking of the “Softer Side”

In my last post I wrote about the joy of engaging with the softer side of abdominal care, the joyful side of it. And I was reflecting that this is something that yoga helps us to do so beautifully. Yoga is so intimately connected into our abdomens, not just through the physical poses that I … Continue reading …

Such a Relief!

I have been doing some touch-ups to the abdominal site and in the process of thinking about my “messaging,” I looked up the URL loveyourbelly.com. Usually when I do this kind of thing, I brace myself to see something porny or destructive or mildly-to-strongly demeaning. So, you can imagine my total relief and love and … Continue reading …