Science & Spirituality Articles
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As a yoga teacher and birth doula with a master’s in public health, my work is primarily focused on helping people connect with their sensuality through body awareness, movement and sexual health education.
The Sex Ed believes it is important to appreciate the anatomical and bodily systems that are crucial to our overall wellness and reproductive health. The more we understand about how our bodies work, the more we’re able to enhance and explore our sexual experiences!
Breathe in. Breathe out. Breath is everything, and when you practice awareness of this powerful life force, you gradually gain knowledge and experience of how to use your breath as a tool for relaxation, healing and of course…. enhanced pleasure!
Crimson tide, moon time, shark week. Whatever you call it, many of us have a love/hate relationship with our periods. Sometimes it is painful, sometimes you don’t even see it coming, and sometimes it is a relief! For some, it can be a celebration that you don’t get your period anymore and other times, for those that are trying to have a baby, it’s a reminder of how badly you want to conceive.
This essay by Courtney Avery guides you through ideas, considerations and physical movements to use when practicing yoga during pregnancy and after childbirth...and provides some great poses to safely try on your own!