82019Mar
Why Women Are Marvelous!

Why Women Are Marvelous!

Happy International Women’s Day everyone! First of all, I want to state that I believe all people of all genders are marvelous in their own right… I just thought that given the theme of today, I would share some thoughts on why women specifically are amazing! Since the beginning of humans, women have been incredibly…

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62019Feb
7 Things I Learned from a 30-Day Yoga Practice

7 Things I Learned from a 30-Day Yoga Practice

Hello all and welcome to the first Lumira blog of 2019! I hope you are so far enjoying a lovely February (weather notwithstanding) and are happily maintaining your New Year’s resolutions! For my first piece of 2019, I thought I would share some thoughts on my recent experience with a 30-day, at-home yoga practice. Throughout the…

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62018Nov
7 Ways to Practice Self-Care

7 Ways to Practice Self-Care

You cannot pour from an empty cup, you must first fill yourself up! Well hello again! Welcome to my brief chat about how to include simple, self-care techniques into your every day life. Historically, the term “self-care” was defined many different ways, however, the premise has remained the same. Self-care is about taking responsibility for…

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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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