Pelvic Health for Women in (Peri-)Menopause and Beyond --Please note: this event is now closed for registration. Please register your interest, below, in future events of this kind. 

FREE EDUCATIONAL EVENT 

PLS YOGA, with special guest Elizabeth Kemper (MPT, WCS, PRPC, BCB-PMD), is pleased to invite you to the first of a series of education events on pelvic floor health for (peri-)menopausal and post-cycling women. On February 12th, please join us at Vista Yoga Studio for this free education and information session on pelvic health, yoga therapy, and the changing body. Topics covered will include:.

  • a brief overview of optimal pelvic health during menopause and beyond
  • modifications to traditional poses (and other daily activities), from a pelvic perspective, for pelvic dysfunction and disease, as well as recommendations toward a yoga practice to support our changing bodies
  • basic yoga breathwork and postures to improve non-beneficial conditions, discomfort, and symptoms of dysfunction (including pain, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, etc.),
  • the basics of true core conditioning at any age, for healthy pelvic systems and structures

Suitable for women at any stage of the life changes associated with menopause, and for those who have passed beyond these changes but who continue to have questions about their new 'normal'. Recommended for women who are at the beginning of their pelvic health journey, and/or who may be living with pelvic dysfunction, disease or post-surgical conditions. This evening is also appropriate for health practitioners and fellow yoga teachers, who want to support patients and clients.

Spread the word, but space is limited; RSVP is required. For more information, to register for the event (or to receive information about future events, including additional sessions for (peri-)menopausal women, and more to come for the pregnant and post-partum body), please fill in the contact form, below. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Patricia Schmidt is the founder of PLS YOGA. She is an RYT500hr YA certified yoga teacher, and IAYT Level 1 Yoga Therapist; she specialises in the application of yoga to support pelvic health and wellness. She holds the highest level of training available for yoga for pelvic health, and additional qualifications in yoga for cancer survivors, yoga for pre- and post-natal women, yoga for hypermobility, and yin yoga. 

Beth Kemper has been specializing in pelvic physical therapy for over 20 years. She received a double BS degree in Biology and Chemistry from Meredith College, followed by a Masters of Physical Therapy degree in 1997 from Emory University. Beth's primary areas of expertise include treatment of all forms of pelvic pain (female and male), prolapse, urinary/bowel dysfunction, sexual dysfunction and abdominal issues. She is dual board certified in Women’s Health (WCS) and as a Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner (PRPC), and also holds certification in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback (BCB-PMD). She is the founding PT member of Emory Hospital Pelvic Multidisciplinary Team. 

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Event Details

Location:
Vista Yoga Studio
2836 Lavista Road
Decatur, GA 30033

Date and Time:
12 February 2018, 7-9pm

RSVP required to attend