Healing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Unveiling the Path to Freedom from Chronic Pain and Discomfort with Leslie Howard, C-IAYT


Discover the transformative power of healing pelvic floor dysfunction in this enlightening episode of The Yoga Therapy Hour. Join Amy and Leslie as they delve into the depths of urinary incontinence, chronic pain, painful sex, and other difficulties associated with pelvic floor dysfunction. Leslie, a renowned expert, shares her personal journey of overcoming pelvic floor dysfunction and her subsequent specialization, which led to groundbreaking research studies at the prestigious University of California at San Francisco.

Episode Highlights:

  • Leslie’s Inspirational Journey: From Personal Healing to Empowering Others Leslie opens up about her own experience of healing her pelvic floor dysfunction, serving as a testament to the possibilities of recovery and rejuvenation.
  • Exploring Pelvic Floor Anatomy, Cultural Messaging, and Energetics Delve into the intricate details of pelvic floor anatomy while unraveling the impact of cultural messaging and energetics on pelvic floor health.
  • The Power of Breath: Unlocking Pelvic Floor Wellness Discover the crucial role of appropriate breathing in maintaining a healthy pelvic floor. Learn how reverse breathing negatively affects the pelvic floor and explore effective breathing techniques for optimal pelvic floor function.
  • Leslie’s Three Essential Areas for Pelvic Floor Well-being Explore Leslie’s three key areas: breath awareness, alignment in postures, and mastering the art of engaging and relaxing the pelvic floor muscles. Gain insights into how these practices contribute to healing and revitalizing the pelvic floor.
  • Understanding Hypertonic and Hypotonic Pelvic Floor Conditions Uncover the differences between hypertonic and hypotonic pelvic floor conditions and gain a deeper understanding of how certain individuals may experience excessive tightness or looseness in either side of their bodies.
  • Allopathic Modalities: Pros and Cons Learn about various allopathic modalities commonly used to address pelvic floor dysfunction. Explore the advantages and disadvantages of each approach, empowering you to make informed decisions about your own healing journey.
  • The Power of Collaboration: Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy and Yoga Discover the benefits of incorporating pelvic floor physical therapy alongside a dedicated daily yoga practice tailored to pelvic floor health. Gain practical insights into optimizing your healing journey.

Don’t miss this empowering episode packed with valuable knowledge on healing pelvic floor dysfunction.

Tune in now to The Yoga Therapy Hour and embark on a transformative path to freedom from chronic pain and discomfort.


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Links Mentioned in this Episode

Yoga therapy training courses with Optimal State

865-certified-yoga-therapist-program with Optimal State

Leslie Howard’s website

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