Supported Bridge PoseYoga for Pelvic Health with Shannon Crow
Today I talk about why supported bridge pose is such a great way to become aware of the pelvic floor and to let it have a little rest.
All day we are walking around with pressure on the pelvic floor due to our abdominal organs and gravity. With this pose, we can let gravity and the natural movement of the exhale work to move pelvic floor and the respiratory diaphragm.
Give it a try and tell me what you think.
Hip or pelvic pain is a common complaint among yoga students, and you may even have experienced it yourself. Shannon Crow (she/her) shares more about what exactly hip pain is and some yoga exercises and movements that can help alleviate it.
What do we as yoga teachers need to understand about the bladder? So many of our students are dealing with urinary incontinence. Studies have shown the benefits that yoga and education can have. Today Shannon outlines why yoga is good for your bladder.
Shannon shares a pelvic symmetry sequence that she has used for years as a yoga teacher and practitioner. It is one that Dr. Sinead Dufour adapted from a sequence that Cecile Rost, PT created. This sequence is often helpful for pelvic girdle pain.