Understanding the pelvic floor and the essential role it plays in our day-to-day mobility, movement, form and function is one of the keys to better pelvic health. In this article, we explore the anatomy of the pelvic floor, and the variety of functions it performs, as well as some ways yoga can help improve pelvic health.
Who needs to know about pelvic health? The quick answer is everyone with a pelvis and a pelvic floor. So that’s everyone.
This pelvic symmetry sequence is adapted from Cecile Röst, PT and Dr. Sinead Dufour, PT, PhD. It is useful for pelvic girdle pain or to keep the pelvis in symmetrical alignment. The postures give a balance of strength and stability with mobility and flexibility.