One of the most powerful and therapeutic effects of yoga is the movement of fluids. The result of many of the asanas is the hydration of muscle tissues, organs and joints with fresh blood and synovial fluid. I like to compare this hydrating effect to adding WD40 to squeaky hinges. When you consider the anatomy of a woman’s body you see that the reproductive organs have a rich bed of capillaries that supply the area with blood. Now consider that muscular and fascial tension in the inner legs, abdomen and chest can restrict the flow of that blood. Suddenly the idea that an area that has restricted blood flow could be more prone to infection or disease doesn’t seem that far fetched. So then the goal of the asanas to facilitate openness and movement of blood becomes more relevant.
Image of blood capillaries in female reproductive organs
This mothers day weekend I hope that you will join me for this women’s only yoga workshop at 12:30 on Saturday May 9th where we will work directly with these concepts. In honor of building a strong female community the class requires you to bring a female partner. This could be your mom, sister, best girlfriend or any other awesome woman in your life. No yoga experience is needed just a desire to go inward and experience the ways yoga can support your amazing female body for years to come!
View the workshop details and sign up here.