Rib Thrusting and Knee Pain

Rib Thrusting and Knee Pain

This is the second post explaining how alignment affects the internal organs. In the first video, I demonstrated how proper breathing mechanics affects colon function.  This week, I'm demonstrating how restriction in the suspensory ligaments of the ascending colon can...

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Breathing Mechanics and The Colon

Breathing Mechanics and The Colon

The following video is a demonstration of how breathing mechanics affect the large intestine (colon). On average the corners of the colon lift about 3 cm with every breath and up to 10 cm with a full expansive breath! In order to "move the poo through" you need...

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Squat- How You Get There Matters

Squat- How You Get There Matters

Squatting regularly is important for pelvic floor health if done properly. Ideally, you would maintain a lumbar (low back) curve while getting in and out of a squat. But because we have been sitting in chairs since first grade through high school or college, and then commuting to and from work in a car, sitting in chairs for meals, sitting on a toilet, and then sitting on a couch in the evening, our bodies are no longer able to get into a weight-bearing squat without tucking the pelvis under.

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Pooping for Hormonal Health

Pooping for Hormonal Health

The colon and liver may not be the first things to come to mind when you think about hormonal balance. But if it weren’t for the liver processing and breaking down the hormones and your large intestine ushering them out, the hormones would recirculate through the bloodstream sending outdated messages.

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You Always Have Time To Squat

You Always Have Time To Squat

No time for squats?  If you have time to sit down and stand up, you have time to practice your squats. Katy goes into detail about the vertical shin in the video below and demonstrates the Maui Squat. Alignment Snacks: Hips Don’t Lie, They Sit, Frankie Says Relax, All...

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Belly Love

Belly Love

I’ve probably done close to 7,000 abdominal massages over the years and I find that everyone single belly is absolutely beautiful, unique and has a story to tell.

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Alignment Homework

Alignment Homework

Click the banner to go directly to Katy Bowman's Alignment Snacks or scroll down to read my notes on each of the snacks. When I see clients in my private practice, I give them alignment homework usually in the form of a PDF containing the exercises that they've...

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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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