Who knows a normal period feels like? In my work with women of different walks of life, I see a general perception that periods are supposed to be painful, emotional and annoying. It’s frustrating because periods don’t have to be this way! A […]
Month: September 2018
How do you feel after you go to a yoga class? Calmer? A bit more chilled out? Many studies have shown that yoga has calming effects on our nervous systems, hormones and psychological wellbeing, creating a blissed out feeling that lasts well past […]
Hormones are a funny thing, aren’t they?
When they’re in sync, we don’t worry about them.
When they’re not, well, it feels a bit like our bodies are betraying us, doesn’t it?
If you’ve been reading along for a while, you’ll know that there’s a lot that can be done to support hormone health with nutrient dense food and high quality sleep.
And what about exercise?
Exercise is an amazing form of self-care and stress management that, in combination with consistent sleep and eating habits, can help bring balance to hormones like estrogen, progesterone and cortisol.
And considering I’m more than halfway through my yoga teacher training, it would be remiss for me not to mention the incredible power of yoga to help balance hormones.
The physical practice of yoga is beneficial of course, to help balance cortisol and adrenaline levels, however I really want to share the power of yoga breathing.
Incorporating a few yogic breathing techniques into your day to day life can help reduce stress, which can have a positive effect on hormone balance.
Does the breathing technique help to calm you down?
Let me know in the comments!
Do you want support to balance your hormones, reduce stress and stop mood swings? Get in touch for a free 30 minute nutrition, hormone & menstrual health review to help clear the confusion.
Le’Nise Brothers is a nutritional therapist, women’s health coach, trainee yoga teacher and founder of Eat Love Move.
Le’Nise works primarily with women who feel like they’re being ruled by their sugar cravings, mood swings and hormonal acne & bloating.
They want to get to grips with heavy, missing, irregular & painful periods, fibroids, PMS, PCOS, endometriosis, post-natal depletion and perimenopause.
Her mission is for women to understand and embrace their hormones & menstrual cycle!