Progress, Not Perfection

It can be tempting to want to do all the preparations, all the practices, all the reading, (all the sleeping!) right this red hot minute. But the reality is we simply do not want everything we've ever wanted or ever will want all at once. Like our Thanksgiving dinner, it's the small bites of different flavors throughout the day, the myriad of conversations, the variety of experiences that each hour of ...

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Fit in your workouts without anxiety

I have to be honest. Finding time to workout is one of my BIGGEST challenges...and I teach other people how to workout it for a living! So when a client or student tells me they didn't have time to work out, I get it. I totally GET IT.⁣ ⁣ Obviously there is an entire conversation to be had around making it a priority, but today we're going to chat about some ...

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Pro-Tip: How to get back to swimming in postpartum

  Swimming is an awesome way to exercise in postpartum. It feels soooo good to float and glide in the water! No wonder our babies love being in the womb so much. 🙂 Here are a few notes to remember when you start swimming post-baby: 🏊‍ Keep your ribs down as you pull your arm overhead (ribs tend to flare out when we lift our arms overhead, which causes the intra-abdominal pressure to ...

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3 Keys To Dropping Anxiety & Overwhelm in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Why do we feel so anxious, unsupported and generally overwhelmed during pregnancy and even during postpartum? Especially nowadays when we have so many resources practically at our fingertips. So why is it not helping? I ran a workshop yesterday with a group of expectant mothers on how to modify a yoga practice for pregnancy. In our discussion before diving into our work, the topic of anxiety, overwhelm and isolation kept popping ...

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Crystal - Testimonial for Devoted Mamas

I recommend you start this course now! Testimonial from Crystal

If you are seeking an empowered birth process, a calm inner state and a reconnection to trust in our own powerful ability to positively birth our children, I recommend you start this course now! The fact I was able to complete this course from my couch in Italy just blows my mind! Regardless of what comes for me in my birth, after this experience, I have complete certainty in my preparation and ...

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Pro-tip: Getting the Most Out of Your Elliptical Workout in Postpartum

In our book, no exercise is off-limits in postpartum. HOWEVER, doing an exercise safely within your current strength range and progressing well is the key to making it work for you. ‍ Ready to get back to elliptical training? Here are a few tips to keeping your postpartum recovery moving along while you work on that endurance (ehem...which we neeeeeed to chase around these little bear cubs all day long! ?) ‍ ? Lean ...

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Natalie - Testimonial for Devoted Mamas

Amazing course! Testimonial from Natalie

I started the Postpartum: Repair & Restore course today and man I have to tell you...I wish I had gone through this prior to or right after my first or even second child. Your explanations are so eloquent in high-level terms but attainable. What you explain in the introduction is knowledge that was hard fought for me to attain in the year it took for me to go to three different ...

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Improve Your Pelvic Floor Function While You Sit

How great would it be to improve how well your pelvic floor functions while you sit?! We sit so much during the day that this is one of the easiest ways to reinforce a well-functioning pelvic floor. Check out this video on proper sitting form, and how you can support your pelvic floor...while you sit!

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The 6 Biggest Weight-loss & Health Mistakes New Moms Make (and How To Avoid Them)

We totally understand the desire to get back to feeling strong and fit after having a baby. However, when it comes to weight loss after having a baby, there are many factors at play. When you have a new and growing baby, you’re dealing with a host of life changes beyond just the care of your little one. Things like: * Irregular sleep    * Constantly changing schedules    * Fluctuating hormones    * Roller ...

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The 5 Postpartum Moves You Don’t Want to Skip

If you've been around us long enough, you know we encourage new moms to move as soon as possible after giving birth. But what do you do?? We have you covered. Check out these five essential moves to help you realign and recenter after giving birth. 1- Productive Rest - The most productive rest is with electronics off, your body still and your breath full. When you prioritize rest, your body has more ...

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