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Breathing and the Pelvic Floor

When was the last time you thought about the way you breathe? Did you know that it can influence the health of your pelvic floor and overall health? It might be difficult to understand the link between breathing and its effects on your health when...

Yin Yoga to Help Ease Pelvic Pain and Tension

What is it? Yin yoga initially called "Daoist" yoga is a style of practice that targets the deep connective tissues and the fascia that covers the body. This style of yoga generally focuses on the hips, pelvis and lower spine and involve passive postures mainly performed...

Feeling Stressed? Try This.

By Kandiss Fernando, Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner People often say, "I feel stressed" or I am "so stressed out", but stress isn't an emotion. It is a normal physiological reaction in the body that can make you feel angry, frustrated, worried, anxious, excited, sad...

Pelvic Pain Therapy Group for Women

This fall, Proactive Pelvic Health Centre is running an eight week group for women experiencing dyspareunia (pain with intercourse) due to pelvic floor dysfunction, vestibulodynia, vulvar vestibulitis, vulvodynia, or interstitial cystitis.  Participants will learn about the condition, pain management techniques, and coping strategies. The group will...

MBSR summer session now open for registration!

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program: Mindfulness as described by Jon Kabat-Zinn is 'the intentional cultivation of nonjudgemental moment-to-moment awareness'. The Proactive Pelvic Health team offers the MBSR program as developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. This program consists...



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