102018Aug
Reflexology 101

Reflexology 101

Well, hello there and welcome to our discussion about the ancient healing art of Reflexology… Joining me is Liana, Registered Reflexologist, Certified Aromatherapist, and valued member of the Lumira team! Since more awareness is being given to the practice of Reflexology, we thought it might be a good idea to share some insight on the…

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82018Jun
Understanding “Mummy Tummy”

Understanding “Mummy Tummy”

What is “Mummy Tummy”? The term “Mummy Tummy” refers to the postpartum abdominal separation that occurs in many new mums; and is clinically known as Diastasis Recti Abdominus (DRA). DRA is not a “muffin top” or a “spare tire”, but instead a spreading of the six-pack ab muscles that occurs during pregnancy and does not…

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112018May
12 Reasons Why Your Mom is Amazing

12 Reasons Why Your Mom is Amazing

Happy Mother’s Day to one and all! This weekend we celebrate the wonderful mamas in our lives… and let’s be honest, they deserve a lot of love! But May isn’t only dedicated to mamas… did you know that May is also Pelvic Health Awareness Month?! I’d say this calls for two ‘hips’ and a ‘hooray’!…

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182018Apr
Vaginal Varicose Veins: The Inside Scoop

Vaginal Varicose Veins: The Inside Scoop

It is commonly known that pregnancy, birth, and postpartum recovery cause a lot of physical changes to the body. Posture, for example, often changes and affects overall core health. Pelvic floor dysfunction is another issue that can arise as a result of the hormonal changes, increased demand, and physical work associated with pregnancy and birth….

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92018Feb
100 Reasons Why Your Body Is Amazing

100 Reasons Why Your Body Is Amazing

As the 2018 year progresses, it is always nice to reflect on the little miracles of everyday life… I have therefore decided to comprise a list of 100 reasons why I believe the human body to be one of the most amazing little machines ever constructed: You body started as one single cell Your body…

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192017Dec
The Pelvic Floor… What is it Good For?

The Pelvic Floor… What is it Good For?

Oh… hello there… and welcome to my little discussion about the pelvic floor. In my practice, when I first start talking about the pelvic floor, and the many roles it plays in the body, clients adopt a look of shock and surprise… “My pelvic floor does what?” “How did I not know this before?” “Why…

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