New mums: look after your pelvic floor (tips and yoga poses)
Pregnancy is a beautiful thing that we celebrate, but let’s be honest – it comes at some serious cost! The pelvic floor tissues are under massive strain to support a growing fetus and vaginal birth can stretch the pelvic muscles apart. Tissue tears and nerve damage, if not cared for, can lead to weaknesses and reduced sensation that follow a mum for the rest of her life.
Foundations of Yoga
The practice of yogic methods is not the means by itself, yet it is only out of that practice of yoga that the perfection in knowledge comes about. And so it is said by the teachers: ‘Yoga is for the purpose of knowledge of truth'” Thus wrote Shankara.