How to Restore your Pelvic Floor

How to Restore your Pelvic Floor

Perhaps until you have been pregnant, experienced incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse you had probably never given the condition of your Pelvic Floor Muscles a second thought. Having strong pelvic floor muscles gives you proper control over your bladder and bowels,...
I Had the Baby, What Now? – Postpartum Advice for New Mothers

I Had the Baby, What Now? – Postpartum Advice for New Mothers

This post was inspired by one of my clients. We were chatting after class and she described how she felt she wasn’t given enough guidance for right after she had her baby for her own self-care. She had lots of information on pregnancy, birth and taking care of her baby. But none for her in her fourth trimester of pregnancy aka immediately after birth. So I’ve put together all of the postnatal advice I’ve read here in the hopes I can help someone.

Urge Incontinence – Regain Control

Urge Incontinence – Regain Control

There are four main types of incontinence: Urge incontinence due to an overactive bladder. Stress incontinence is defined as the loss of small amounts of urine associated with sneezing, laughing or exercising or other movements that increase intra-abdominal pressure...
Toxic Beauty

Toxic Beauty

Radiantly healthy, glowing skin….it’s the ultimate outward sign of good health. Believe it or not, there have actually been studies done showing that across cultures, both men and women are naturally “programmed” to be more attracted to people who look healthy.  In...
Water, Why is it so Important for our health?

Water, Why is it so Important for our health?

Recently I suspected I was slightly dehydrated so I began drinking a lot more water every day. About 1.5 to 2 litres. I have mostly been drinking pots of Chamomile tea as it’s gotten colder. I feel transformed, I was most definitely dehydrated! Something so...
Detoxing 101

Detoxing 101

You’ve probably heard of cleanse diets that supposedly rid your body of toxins, improve the functioning of your internal organs, and help you age better. Most of these don’t work as advertised and are only a temporary fix rather than a lasting benefit. So...
Caffeine Free Herbal Teas and their Benefits

Caffeine Free Herbal Teas and their Benefits

Tulsi, commonly called “sacred” or “holy basil,” Tulsi is a principle herb of Ayurveda, India’s ancient holistic health system. Tulsi is a powerful adaptogen.  In other words it helps the body to resist stress. It is also a natural sleep...
Preventing Osteoporosis, Calcium Rich Foods

Preventing Osteoporosis, Calcium Rich Foods

One of our most common health concerns is osteoporosis. Bone thinning occurs as part of the natural process of aging. If the thinning continues to the point that your bones become fragile and in danger of breaking, you have osteoporosis. Calcium passes from...