30 results for tag: womb


I don’t have a cycle, can a Menstrual Medicine Circle help?

You don't necessarily have to have a womb or a menstrual cycle to benefit from a Menstrual Medicine Circle.

Mary Singing Woman – about f**king time

This adventure into the feminine landscape is from Mary Singing Woman and is part of the Pants of Empowerment project, where women share the voice of their feminine nature and in return, receive a fantastic pair of pants to empower them. Mary Singing Woman has cervical cancer and wanted to explore what her pelvic bowl had to contribute to her healing. All names have been changed.   Who would like to speak today? Which of these aspects of yourself need to communicate her wisdom?   It’s really hard to separate, I feel my womb, then I feel my fallopian tubes are coming around like a cloak… my ovaries… the whole of it wants to ...

This therapist needs kindness too

I am a huge fan of supervision and peer support as you can see from my CPD activities, I just couldn't hold my clients without a wider circle of women supporting me. In this interview, I chat with my massage supervisor, Arvigo teacher Hilary Lewin about how therapists need kindness to be able to do their best work.  

Lily l’Amour – tell me I’m beautiful

This is part of the Pants of Empowerment project, where women share the voice of their feminine nature and in return, receive a fantastic pair of pants to empower them. All names have been changed. "I am in awe and impressed by the perimeter of my pelvis like I was in a cathedral, there was a holiness, like wow!   My womb is strong and my left ovary is where it should be, and the right ovary feels a bit crooked, low down and wonky, not quite right. That took my attention.  Why would that be? I tried to put the ovary up, in my imagination, but it wasn’t having it. It felt a bit crippled."   What would your ovary like to ...

Six Ways to Help Period Pain

Menstrual pain is no joke, 40 – 70% of women of reproductive age experience some kind of pain, with 10% of women describing severe symptoms. That’s a lot of regular women with hot water bottles. In fact, there is no need for us to experience pain, it is not healthy or necessary. 1. Menstrual cycle awareness You know about pre-menstrual grumps I bet. OK maybe not grumps but it used to be full-on raging in my case. “Will you please stop breathing like that!!!”  But what if I was to suggest that your energy and internal weather changed all through your cycle?   Noting down your feelings and energy each day of your cycle ...

How to End the Fight With Your Belly

Have you ever listened to the way you talk about your belly? When you catch a glimpse I bet it’s not often kind.   In any group of friends you’ll hear apologies for being: “Too fat” “Too wobbly” “Too greedy” The sort of language you would never use to your best friend and yet we routinely treat our bellies as the enemy. The battlefield encompasses food, our clothes and ultimately blasts our self-esteem too. But what would happen if you ended the fight?   Mindfulness is a great tool for changing this kind of self-talk. Just noticing the judgments that arise is a powerful first step in making friends with ...

Womb Love

Do you feel disempowered or that experiences from the past are stopping you from moving forward? And what about the feminine? Is there something about it that just makes you feel weird?   Womb Love is a unique practice that will bring you in touch with your womb, inviting healing for past sexual and emotional trauma and bring you into your power. Combining Womb yoga Visualisation Self-care abdominal massage Breathing practices you can relax and deeply let go, safely releasing what no longer serves you and embracing your essential nature. Is essence, bringing you home to yourself. Womb Love is a bespoke tailored session ...

The secret to surviving menopause

I often ask myself, "Am I going mad?" As the brain fog rolls in and my energy drastically dips. But then I remember the secret to surviving menopause and feel that yes, "I am going mad, but in a good way!" But it's not madness that's dogging me, it's the process of transition that's causing the chaos. Menopause is a time of transformation, we are preparing to give birth to ourselves and as any mother knows, giving birth can be an intense process! There are so many beliefs about myself, identities and ways of being that must be let go of if I am to travel safely to the other side. It's like being pregnant and giving birth to yourself, except it ...

How To Be Sure Of Your Pelvic Floor

Did you know that 32% of women in the UK had experienced symptoms of incontinence in the last 30 days (1)? In London, over a million women could be suffering right now and yet the subject is rarely spoken about, or only in quiet whispers in private places. That is a lot of women who are definitely NOT sure of their pelvic floor. There is so much shame attached to it and not much understanding of the therapy available but there is no need for this to be so widespread. Stress incontinence in not a normal part of menopause or aging and can easily be reversed and it's not all about the kegels you know! In this video I talked to women's health ...

How Womb Massage Change My Life

This is me interviewing my partner in belly love Leora Leboff on how womb massage changed her life; she has an amazing story to tell.