What’s Your Period Story?

Do you know what day of the month it is? More importantly, do you know what day of your menstrual cycle you’re on? If you’re like many women, you are probably pretty mystified by your period and cycle in general, so you’re not alone if you don’t know. I used to be that girl. At [...]

By | July 12th, 2013|Hormonal Health|8 Comments

Yoga for Fertility

                        When did having babies become so stressful? You've been dreaming of tiny UGG's and pinning pictures of cute little ones, yet now that you pulled the goalie things just aren't panning out the way you thought it would. But that's ok, life is [...]

By | February 6th, 2013|Hormonal Health|0 Comments

A Story About Endometriosis

My friend and Endometriosis expert Melissa Meyer shares her personal journey with Endometriosis below. Read on to learn more... I remember those nights well. Those ones, where you are lying on the bathroom floor, curled up in the fetal position, just waiting for the pain to die down. My body was in agony from the [...]

By | January 23rd, 2013|Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Yoga for Your Moon Cycle

“The monthly hormonal cycle of menstruation serves as a constant backdrop for the mental and emotional life of every woman, as well as being an important factor in her overall state of health. From the spiritual point of view, the days around the menstrual period are very powerful and auspicious for a woman to practice meditation and japa yoga. The period commencing three days before the onset and continuing for five days of menstrual bleeding and the first five days of the new cycle is a time when a woman gains a heightened level of awareness naturally, by virtue of the altering hormonal balance. This is a time when her natural insight and intuition become very prominent, and it is a most powerful time for psychic awakening.”  –Excerpted from Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha by Swami Satyananda Sarawati I love this quote as it pertains to the relationship between yoga and our menstrual cycles. As we all know, our periods have a pretty bad rap these days – how many times have you complained about your PMS and the inconvenience of Aunt Flow in your life?  Oh yes darling, I know. I think this quote is great because it provides a different perspective on the subject. […]

By | April 30th, 2012|Hormonal Health|1 Comment