Free Class: Healing Your Body Naturally After Childbirth

Healing Your Body Naturally After Childbirth, June 20th, 6:00 pm at Milagros in NE Portland. Childbirth is one of the most amazing and demanding events a woman’s body can experience. In the days and weeks following the delivery of your baby it is important to take steps to optimize your healing. Postpartum care is not only important for mom’s health, but also your …

Why I Chose to Join the Deepak & Oprah 21 Day Meditation Challenge

I’m a new mom and if you are a mom reading this you know exactly what that means. I am lucky to get enough sleep, have a sit down meal or even use the bathroom in peace, let alone meditate. But as a doctor and yoga instructor, I know how beneficial meditation is, especially when you are chronically stressed. That’s …

12 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Today I’m sharing with you 12 Ways to Boost Your Immune System in hopes you’ll avoid the colds and flu viruses coming your way and recover quicker if you do catch one. The CDC reports that this flu season is among one of the worse. Chances are if you haven’t caught it yet, you know someone who has. Typically, the …

Are You Considering Probiotics for Your Baby?

While in your womb your baby’s gut is sterile, meaning there is no bacteria populating their gut. It is during vaginal birth that your baby is exposed to the first forms of bacteria that will take up residence in their gut. Since lactobacillus acidophilus is what primarily inhabits the vagina, this will most likely be the first gut bug that …

Holistic Pelvic Care for Postpartum Recovery

Can holistic pelvic care for postpartum recovery help new moms thrive? Any woman who has been through childbirth can tell you that what the pelvic floor goes through is nothing short of a heroic feat. The muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood vessels all have to make way for a whole person to pass through. Although it may be a …

Is Fat Slowing Your Brain Down?

Is Fat Slowing Your Brain Down? In this article we’ll explore how the wrong kind of fat can seriously affect your brain and how to biohack your brain health. New research is showing that the fat you eat may be affecting how well your brain is functioning. For a long time, the nutrition and medical community have been concerned with …