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Whether you are someone who menstruates, used to menstruate or is yet to menstruate, or know someones who menstruates, (so essentially, pretty much everyone!), the environmental impacts of menstrual products may not be something you're aware of. Environmenstrual week in the UK (19-25th Oct) hopes to change that by raising the issues involved, promoting alternatives … Continue reading Environmenstrual week
A while back a client was coming to me for massages to help her shoulder tension, stress and to feel better. After her first massage she said she felt 10 years younger! She booked a back and shoulder massage roughly every six weeks or so and one time said in the pre-massage chat that after … Continue reading How massage can help period pain
This is a huge book. Huge in size, huge in scope, and huge in terms of the content. My review here will not do justice to all c.650 pages of Yoni Shakti: a woman's guide to power and freedom through yoga and tantra. Having finished reading it almost a year ago, in my mind it … Continue reading Yoni Shakti – a book review
A couple of weeks ago I was away at the Womb wisdom yoga retreat which was held over a weekend at Hawkwood College just outside Stroud. This retreat was led by two women: Uma Dinsmore-Tuli who taught the yoga and meditation, and Alexandra Pope who led the menstruation cycle sessions. I booked to go as … Continue reading Womb wisdom yoga retreat review
A friend recently asked me why women are advised not to do inversions if they are on their period. I explained briefly that it's mainly because when we're standing upright the blood flow is down and out, but when we're inverted the blood is then going the other way. Judith Lasater explains it slightly better … Continue reading Inversions and menstruation