Womb Talk

Womb Talk

I was interviewed via SKYPE by Nicole Jardim of the Fix Your Period Programs.   The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®  are inspired by traditional  Maya healing techniques. The techniques were developed by Dr. Rosita Arvigo based on her apprenticeship...

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Nipple Fondling To Stimulate Labor

Nipple Fondling To Stimulate Labor

There is a reason for all the smooching, love making and nipple fondling-to stimulate labor! Human semen contains prostaglandins (hormone-like compounds) that ripen the cervix in preparation for labor. “Stimulation of the nipples causes oxytocin to release, which in turn causes uterine contraction.

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Warming The Belly

Warming The Belly

As a practitioner of abdominal therapy, I always start a session by tuning into the temperature of different areas of the abdomen. One common theme I see repeatedly with prolapsed organs, fibroids, thyroid dysfunction, low energy and emotionally “stuck” clients is a cold belly.

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Reading List

Reading List

Here is a list of books that have inspired me and influenced the way I approach life, my work and health.  I've separated the books into categories, but just as I don't view my emotional wellbeing, physical health, or the work that I do as separate entities, the...

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Align Thy Uteri Event

Align Thy Uteri Event

Join me for a FREE one-hour informational class. Where: PEOPLE'S FOOD CO-OP 3029 SE 21st AVENUE PORTLAND, OREGON 97202 in the community room upstairs When: Saturday December 13th, 2014 4-5PM Why align? “The uterus is the woman’s center. If her uterus is not in proper...

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Moon Cycle and The Menstrual Cycle

Moon Cycle and The Menstrual Cycle

Artificial white and blue light mimics the light from the moon and sun. Exposure to white or blue light at night inhibits the pineal gland’s production of melatonin. Melatonin is produced primarily at night and needs darkness to be produced.

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The Pelvic Floor Doesn’t Work in Isolation

The Pelvic Floor Doesn’t Work in Isolation

When you focus on the pelvic floor through vaginal weights or Kegels, you isolate only one piece of a complex system.  By spot treating the pelvic floor, you leave out other very important players in pelvic floor health which are the respiratory diaphragm, multifidus, transverse abdominis, gluteus maximus, lateral rotators of the hips and the feet (yes the feet!).

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Pelvic Floor Health Class

This class is Restorative Exercise™ for Pelvic Floor Health and Uterine Alignment.   Although you don't need a uterus to attend, you will need a pelvic floor.  This class is for everyone. When:  9:30-10:30 AM January 12th, 19th, 26th and February 2nd 2013 Where:  1233...

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Oh My Aching Neck!

Oh My Aching Neck!

My dentist reported that I clench my teeth while I sleep. So, not only am I a (reformed) butt clencher, I’m a jaw clencher. I’ve been waking up with headaches and neck tension for a while now. I bet it’s my pillow!  Maybe I need a new bed as well, one of those $5,000...

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About Me

About Me
Hi, I'm Barbara Loomis. I specialize in several forms of abdominal therapies for reproductive and digestive health. What lights me up is to see people connect with the inner beauty and wisdom of their bodies.

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