Yoga and Abdominal Adhesions #2

Using the breath to move the abdomen was the topic of last week’s Abdominal Adhesion Newsletter, so it seems fitting this week to give you a second edition of your favorite post!  (Yoga and Abdominal Adhesions is by FAR the most popular post on my blog.) As always, try not to go nuts right away … Continue reading …

Post Promise

This week was all about students, clients, prepping the new website, getting over a cold, a friend visiting from Alaska, and getting out the newest, latest, wordiest Abdominal Adhesion Newsletter. And I so wanted to have a tandem new blog post about yoga movement and abdominal adhesions to go with the newsletter. But things are just too … Continue reading …

Yoga Duh

So, I’ve been doing mini-photo shoots as I’ve been updating abdominaladhesiontreatment.com.  Because I am such a firm believer that movement is one of the most essential parts of abdominal adhesion recovery, I am including some fun belly yoga pics on the site, one of which is elbow wheel  . . . The “Duh” part of … Continue reading …

Light Duty

Cheese-whiz.  So many of my posts are so MEANINGFUL.  And possibly helpful.  Ugh.  Are you getting tired of meaningfulness?  Sick of helpfulness?  Want a bit of levity?  A bit of frivolity?  Me too. How about this . . . I have some seriously smart-ass clients and students.  Not all of them, but a good number … Continue reading …

Yogalicious

Lame title, I know.  But what’s a girl to do? Anyway, the teaching progresses so wonderfully.  My regulars keep showing up week after week and we’re moving into some fun territory. We are starting to work on deeper breathing techniques, moving beyond the four basics into the anuloma vilomas.  Starting to make the natural progression … Continue reading …

Daily Practice

My partner and I both place huge value on maintaining a daily practice.  His involves an ideally chilly 7am hike which includes literally jumping and flailing around (generally making an endearing fool of himself), yoga, and meditation up on our favorite extinct volcano.  Mine generally involves peeling myself out of bed at 5:30 in the … Continue reading …

Being a Human

This made me laugh. http://theviewfrommymat.com/2012/09/25/do-yoga-on-your-way-to-yoga/ No matter how yogalicious we think we are, life is always messy.  We’re human, after all!  And if you decide to try to chill out when you’re late on your way to yoga class, have fun with the chill.  Enjoy your batty, crazy self!

Yoga and Abdominal Adhesions

*all photos are still shots from Self-Care for Abdominal Adhesions Did you know that yoga can really help with abdominal adhesions?  Yes, indeedy. Apart from the fact that a quality yoga class will ask the use of your spine in every possible direction (even if you have restrictions) in addition to strengthening your core muscles … Continue reading …