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Saturday, February 8 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Pelvic Health: Pelvic Floor & Much More FULL

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This Pelvic Floor workshop is designed to educate and empower you to take an active approach in creating your own pelvic health. Whether you suffer from a pelvic pain disorder, mild or severe urinary stress or urge incontinence, are interested in preventing incontinence as you age or simply want to know more about your pelvic floor for yourself or to share the knowledge with others, this workshop is for you. Topics included:
1) Define and discuss stress vs. urge incontinence, including a brief review of the pelvic floor muscles (PFM’s) and the pelvic diaphragm.
2) Discuss the main factors that influence incontinence: postural alignment, core stability, hip strength, hip flexibility, pelvic floor muscle activation and relaxation.
3) Discuss the role of the nervous system as it relates to incontinence.
4) Discuss how the popular “Kegel” exercises can potentially exacerbate many incontinence issues!
5) Participate in a fun and inspiring yoga practise as described below:
A) Demonstrate breathing methods (pranayama) and meditation techniques as they relate to incontinence, particularly focusing on the importance of releasing PFM’s.
B) Discuss and demonstrate the correct method of pelvic floor muscle (PFM) control (activation and deactivation), incorporating physical therapy PFM strengthening exercises, pilates, and yoga asanas that address this method.
C) Discuss and demonstrate lumbo-pelvic strengthening (core stability) with use of Physical Therapy exercises, Pilates, yoga asanas, and pranayama.
D) Discuss and demonstrate hip strengthening & hip opening (flexibility) with use of traditional Physical Therapy exercises, Pilates, yoga asanas, and pranayama.

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Shelly Prosko

Physical Therapist, Yoga Therapist, (PhysioYoga), Certified Pilates Instructor, PT, PYT, CPI, Prosko Physio-Yoga Therapy
I'm truly honoured to be sharing my offerings as a Physical Therapist and Yoga Therapist at the Sedona Yoga Festival. For the past 15 years, I've been dedicated to the path of combining yoga therapy with our current healthcare system and delivering it in safe and effective ways that result in optimal healing. I received my Physical Therapy degree at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Canada and am a graduate of the Professional Yoga... Read More →


Saturday February 8, 2014 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Amara Resort and Spa Meditation Room 100 Amara Lane, Sedona, AZ 86336

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