Pregnancy Part I

“Don’t lift over 15 pounds” “You can’t let your heart rate go over 140 beats per minute” “You  can’t valsalva anymore” “Gentle walks and yoga are the only exercise you can do”  These are all common statements said to women who find out they’re pregnant, share the  news with providers and friends, and ask forContinue reading “Pregnancy Part I”

Being Present

Being present sounds a lot easier than it looks; however, being present with your body, mind, and spirit takes practice. This practice is very important for everyone, but especially for providers in the helping profession. We are exposed to many stories of our patients. Either positive or negative, these stories leave an imprint on us.Continue reading “Being Present”

In the Trenches

Check out Dr. Erica Boland on The Gestalt Education Show!  Click here to listen to the podcast. “Dr. Erica Boland is a passion-driven woman and very much a movement and pelvic floor enthusiast. As a chiropractor, Erica thrives on connecting with women and children to help them move better and feel better on this journey. Much ofContinue reading “In the Trenches”

Hormonal Imbalance

Changes in mood are expected in everyday life, but extreme and uncontrollable mood swings can be a sign of a hormonal imbalance. Other signs can include irregular periods, low libido, and a history of miscarriages. One of these symptoms alone can be challenging enough, but combined they can become overwhelming in an already emotional seasonContinue reading “Hormonal Imbalance”

Prenatal Massage & The Three Trimesters

Prenatal massage is something every pregnant woman should have the opportunity to enjoy. It offers safe and incredible benefits to anyone structurally, muscularly, and emotionally stressed due to pregnancy. Some of those benefits include relief from nausea, decreased muscle aches and pains, increased circulation, physical and emotional relaxation, and help with edema.   The workContinue reading “Prenatal Massage & The Three Trimesters”


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