Since the birth of my third son more than seven years ago I’ve suffered from a pretty nasty case of incontinence. Not the kind where you dribble a little after a good sneeze, but the kind that requires medical intervention. I had a very light, constant drip and a good laugh or hefty sneeze would send a river flowing right out of me. I was miserable. And I was scared to tell my doctor because I knew my options wouldn’t be pleasant based on the severity of my case.
Looking back I’m so thankful for that nasty case of incontinence I once had. It led me to Yoni Eggs, starting a business selling Yoni Eggs and also a fascinating self study journey about the pelvic floor, yoga, anatomy and the power of natural movement based exercise.
My journey with Yoni Yoga really took off after I had been working with my Yoni Egg for about a year. At that time there was zero information on the web about Yoni Eggs (nor was anyone really selling them on the web at that time) which led me on a journey to figure out an exercise routine that combined both Yoni Eggs and Yoga (which is what cured my incontinence and built my super strong pelvic floor) . I’m in the process of writing an eBook, Yoni Yoga Love, so stayed tuned for it’s launch in mid 2016.
Mula Bandha is translated from Sanskrit which means root lock (also known as pelvic floor lock). It’s one of three bandhas used during yoga practice. With Mula Bandha, you lift or engage your pelvic floor muscles (think of doing a kegel and holding it) throughout your yoga sequence to support standing poses, activate deep core strength, and help achieve a lightness in the many jumps forward and back.
Doing Mula Bandha is a great way to strengthen your pelvic floor, tighten your yoni (vagina) and connect with your feminine energy.
Doing Mula Bandha with a yoni egg in is like kegels on crack! It’s super effective and also gives your lower abdominal muscles a power workout as well.
Yoga, Mula Bandha and yoni eggs took my pelvic floor exercises to a whole new realm of power. I recommend you try it out if your into yoga, and if yoga isn’t your thing, you can still practice Mula Bandha with your yoni egg by getting into a comfortable asana (sitting position) and simply engage or lift your pelvic floor and holding it for about 30 seconds off and on. And just like yoga, do this in a nice and relaxing space with healthy breaths and happy thoughts.
Cheers to the pelvic floor!
Here is a great video I recommend watching for learning more about Mula Bandha and the pelvic floor. Don’t forget your yoni egg!