Picture a conversation at a cocktail party.
The usual suspects are there: weather, politics, the latest Netflix series. But what about the pelvic floor?
Not so much.
It’s a classic case of “out of sight, out of mind,” right? But let me tell you, as a pelvic floor specialist, this silence is not golden.
Imagine the scene, if you will.
When I tell people my job, their eyebrows either shoot up in surprise or their eyes glaze over.
But after 15,000 successful pelvic floor therapies, I can tell you this: the pelvic floor is the unsung heroine of the female body. Maybe even the fountain of youth and femininity.
Miracles Happen When We Connect with Our Pelvic Floor
It’s the stuff of legends, really.
I’ve seen women who couldn’t even sneeze without an embarrassing leak reclaim their bodies and jump on trampolines with their grandkids.
Women who were handed a surgical appointment for prolapse took charge and healed themselves. Women who lived in the shadow of severe pelvic pain rediscover intimacy and revive their relationships.
Pelvic Problems: A Hidden Epidemic
Now, you might be wondering, is this a thing? Absolutely! Did you know about a quarter of U.S. women suffer from pelvic floor disorders? Shocking, right?
But here’s the magic part. When we connect with our pelvic floor, embrace our feminine body, and include our lady parts in our overall health – that’s when the fireworks start.
Health Beyond the Gyno’s Office
Let’s face it.
A visit to your gynecologist is hardly a picnic.
The paper gown, the cold stirrups, the dread of the pap smear.
And then, the mad dash to the exit, leaving you feeling more disassociated from your body than ever.
But here’s the truth bomb: female health is more than this annual ordeal.
For my patients, pelvic floor health is as vital as a heartbeat.
A weak pelvic floor can wreak havoc on your posture, libido, bladder, mood, and even the foundation of your internal organs.
So, if we’re not talking about pelvic health in our health conversations, we’re only telling half the story.
Why Your Pelvic Floor Deserves a Standing Ovation
The pelvic floor is shaped like a basin, and let me tell you, it’s not just catching raindrops. It’s literally holding up your entire body structure.
So, when we ignore its health until problems arise, we’re doing ourselves a major disservice.
The Powerhouse of Your Body: The Pelvic Floor Root Chakra
Now, here’s a fun fact. The root chakra, where the pelvic floor muscles attach to the spine, is our center of security and stability.
It’s also a stress magnet. And in years like 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023, it’s been working overtime.
This stress affects not only your pelvic floor but your entire body.
But hold on, there’s more. The root chakra is also home to our passion, creativity, and joy.
So when we neglect our pelvic floor, we’re denying ourselves some of life’s greatest pleasures.
It’s no wonder that women who embrace pelvic floor therapy feel more youthful, happier, and lighter.
Practical Tips for Everyday Pelvic Wellness
Incorporating daily practices can be a game-changer. Here are some tips:
- Mindful Breathing: Take a few moments each day to focus on your breath, allowing it to reach deep into your abdomen and pelvis so that your pelvis relaxes.
- Kegel Exercises: Practice gently contracting and releasing your pelvic floor muscles to increase its power and vitality.
- Stay Hydrated & Eat Right: Drinking plenty of water and consuming a fiber-rich diet can support pelvic and bladder health.
- Posture Check: Maintain a neutral pelvis while sitting or standing to ensure proper alignment and support.
- Regular Movement: Gentle exercises like walking, yoga, or foam rolling can keep your pelvic floor muscles engaged and strong.
If you like these tips, you are going to LOVE my new Total Fem “V” Secrets Workshop.
Unlock the Power of Your Pelvic Floor With The Total Fem “V” Secrets Workshop
A healthy relationship with your pelvic floor can be the key to healing or preventing prolapse, boosting your libido, maintaining bladder health, and much more. In my free masterclass, Femme “V” Secrets Workshop, I’ll show you how to tap into this power.
Join me on November 11 for a workshop that will revolutionize your relationship with your body.
Because, let’s face it, life is too short for pelvic pain, leaky bladders, and misplaced organs.
You deserve a life that’s full, pain-free, and leak-free.
1- “Roughly One Quarter of US Women Affected by Pelvic Floor Disorders.” 17 Sep. 2008, https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/roughly-one-quarter-us-women-affected-pelvic-floor-disorders.
2- “The Pelvic Floor, Supporting Structures, and Pelvic Organs – NCBI.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1472875/.
3- “Keeping the pelvic floor healthy – PubMed.” https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30653374/.
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