Yoga for Painful Periods

In honor of Endometriosis Awareness Month (March), we created 4 different video segments to address this common condition. These videos offer easy-to-integrate and powerful mind-body medicine tools in: • yoga & breath techniques • myofascial release • functional nutrition • lifestyle changes You can immediately incorporate these practices to improve ..Continue Reading

Decrease Endometriosis Pain with Yoga

March is Endometriosis Awareness month and to show our support we are here to share some principles, exercises and concepts to support your fertility journey AND improve the overall quality of your life. It is estimated that 176 million women (and young girls) worldwide are challenged by endometriosis regardless of ..Continue Reading

Things you can Control during the Two Week Wait

The journey of fertility is often filled with ups and downs, and a sense of helplessness. Each cycle can feel like you’re on the worst rollercoaster of your life. The 2ww (two week wait) is particularly hard, where you often vacillate between hope and despair, as you hyper-focus on every ..Continue Reading

Navigating Hard Emotions when TTC

“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.” – Pema Chodron Particularly when navigating the journey of fertility, emotions can feel absolutely overwhelming, sometimes soul-crushing and even immobilizing. When it feels like the world, your body and everyone around is somehow failing you. I’ve been there. Have you heard ..Continue Reading

Your thoughts effect your emotions

Your thoughts affect your emotions—What you can do to support yourself

Our thoughts are like seeds we plant in a garden. The “soil” of the garden is our body. And our emotions “fertilize” this field of energy. As our thoughts can create an effect on our emotions, our emotions can then physiologically affect our bodies (via the endocrine system) and thereby ..Continue Reading

Struggle

Struggle… is what I need?

For months and months while trying to get pregnant, experiencing two miscarriages and then finally during the healthy pregnancy of my son, I would see butterflies. White butterflies to be exact. They were there all the time, all around me. Sometimes it would just be one, fluttering and bouncing about, ..Continue Reading

Finding Peace Even When Life’s Giving You Lemons

Finding Peace Even When Life’s Giving You Lemons

This time of year is, in general, more stressful for most, even if you enjoy the holiday season. But when you’re also trying to navigate the challenges of getting pregnant when your body is not cooperating, the ability to find your equanimity will likely be put to the test. Seeing ..Continue Reading

Safe Yoga for the 2WW

Safe Yoga for the 2WW (“two week wait”)

 Plainly put, the 2 week wait can be a time of pure hell. And not on the physical level, per say. In fact, much of the two week wait means we physically feel NO different than before. Thoughts vacillate between what has been part of our past and our ..Continue Reading

Meditation 101

Meditation 101

In the ancient text, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, we are taught that the science of yoga is all about learning to “restrain the modifications of the mind-stuff”. In essence, that means learning to be in control of your mind – not letting your mind control you. Both my psychology ..Continue Reading

Moving Through Grief

Moving Through Grief (literally)

Pregnancy loss, recurrent miscarriages and failed cycles can be an aspect of the fertility journey that none of us can fully prepare for. When our hearts ache with grief we begin to ‘protect’ ourselves in the ways we can to get through the darkness. Physically and energetically our body may ..Continue Reading