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Vaginal Steaming

Vaginal Steaming is a time-old healing tradition, meandering its way into mainstream consciousness.

While it is contraindicated during pregnancy, there are tremendous benefits for preconception, clearing and preparing the body for pregnancy and childbirth.

It also provides wonderful postpartum support helping to gently heal and fortify our tissues.

The first time I was introduced to the technique, I could feel my whole body sing YES, but it took me YEARS to actually try it.

When I finally did, it felt deep, magical, wondrous, a holy portal into realms I sensed, but rarely accessed.

Cycle-Synching Misses This HUGE Piece

I’m thrilled with all the wisdom rising up around how to honor our cycles.

As women we are cyclical beings.

As mammals, bodies that live on the earth, we are a part of NATURE. We are cyclical beings.

I LOVE learning about the different phases of our menstrual cycle, the moon, the seasons and the energy and the quality each phase brings forth.

Understanding the FLOW, being able to locate yourself and honor where you are in a cycle is instrumental to the feeling of EASE and alignment in your being.

The glaring piece that is missing in all the prevailing wisdom I’ve seen about honoring and creating in alignment with your cycles is BIRTH.

How to Call in Ecstasy

How often do you experience ecstasy?
Is it enough for you?
Or do you want MORE?
(Most of us want MORE..  special invitation below if that is you!)

The experience of true ecstasy is deeply nourishing but it is also quite elusive.

The truth is it isn’t that hard to locate ecstasy. We have just been looking in all the wrong places.

The place where ecstasy lives is the place that you have been conditioned to ignore.

Your BODY.

(Ever ignored your need to pee because you were “busy?”… Yup, me too)

We have been trained to live in our heads while ecstasy lives in our BODIES.

Transforming your Birth Biz with PLEASURE

Just like we were NEVER told that pleasure is an essential part of the birthing process, many of us weren’t trained in consciously using pleasure to support our business.

Instead we are taught to prioritize marketing strategies and industry best practices, things that are dictated by outside sources.

Igniting your FEMININE Power

Oh Yesssssss…
IGNITING YOUR FEMININE POWER!!!
Who doesn’t need more of that?!?
I’ll be talking with Jenny Braxton about this very important topic.
Jenny is a mom, birth visionary, community leader and educator AND she has dove deep with me over the past year in the Ecstatic Birth Practitioner Training.

Feeling the Contractions?

I’ve been thinking a lot about labor lately,–
particularly that circle of expansion and contraction that our bodies experience in the first stage.

That rhythm that underlies everything-
our breath,
the rise and fall of the sun,
the wax and wane of the moon,
ORGASM.

Expansion and contraction… 

For me, and for many, we are cycling fast and hard right now.

The Fall of Man? I Think Not.

There is something that deeply troubles me about our legacy….

That moment when a baby is born and a mother emerges is magical, sacred.. POWERFUL.. The highest of highs. Right?

On a personal level, for both parents, it is one of the major milestones of life. For the baby, it is literally LIFE itself.

On a global level, this moment ushers in the next generation of humanity.

It is DIVINE- the moment creation is actualized.

The FUTURE is literally being BORN.

A pivotal EXTRAordinary moment on the planet…

and yet our legacy declares that THIS is the moment that we will PUNISH WOMEN FOR THEIR SINS AGAINST MAN.

WHAAAAAaaaaaaaaat?

“P” is for Pleasure and Power and P**?

This guest blog post is by Jenny Braxton, Mama, birth visionary, educator & community leader and ECSTATIC BIRTH PRACTITIONER!

I entered my feminine form through the pelvic bowl of my mother, journeying from her womb out into the world on the day I was born. It was a long and arduous journey, devoid of pleasure.

{Until she held me in her arms, of course. Then let’s hope there was bliss.}

We all start life in a pelvic bowl, in the wombs of our mothers. From there, we are born into the world.

My entrance into the world was imprinted onto my being at a deep level, in what’s known as the limbic brain, that ancient, reptilian part of myself. My imprint was that becoming a mother is difficult and full of pain.

Jenny Braxton

Why I LOVE the Moon

We are entering the darkest days of the year here in New York.

Dark like the womb
Dark like the depths of the earth

Dark like these very places where seeds get planted and nurtured as they prepare to arrive on this planet.

This darkness is the heart of creation. It is in this darkness that the very seed of desire is sparked.

I love the moon because it shines in this darkness.
I love the sun too– how it wakes me with its beauty and vibrance, but the rhythm of the sun moves too quick for me, each day passing before I know it.

I love the moon because it cycles to the rhythm of my body.

Birthing Your Dreams With PLEASURE

As we look forward to the new year many of us are dreaming about what we would like to create in 2019. 

The very act of being alive is a constant flow of creation, but this marker in time gives us the inspiration to consider our dreams consciously.

What is it that you would like to bring into this world in 2019? A baby? A relationship? A creative project? A new version of you?

The reason so many of us struggle to create our dreams is the same reason so many women suffer in birth.

We are acting despite our design, rather than in the flow of it. 

I have a unique perspective when it comes to birthing with PLEASURE and here is what I have found–

The process of preparing to birth with pleasure is a reclamation of the divine feminine within each of us.

Learning to birth our babies with pleasure requires us to understand and honor our feminine design, move our energy from our heads into our bodies, and trust deeply the wisdom found in our feeling space.  

Whew…  that is no small thing. In fact it is the biggest thing there is–

It is the embodiment of the rising feminine on the planet!
It is our connection to our fierce feminine power!

Nature has provided us this blueprint, the Feminine Cycle of Creation, to birth all our creations in pleasure.