December 10, 2019
The vagina is surrounded by the muscles of the pelvic floor, which
are critical for better sex. Since the pelvic floor muscles contract
during orgasm, learning how to contract them can lead to more intense
orgasms. A strong pelvic floor can also improve blood circulation to the
vagina, which can increase sexual arousal.
floor muscles can be damaged by childbirth, weakened from straining
when using the restroom or from incorrectly lifting heavy weight.
exercises consist of contracting and relaxing the muscles that form
part of the pelvic floor. Kegel exercises can be helpful, but women are
not always aware if they are performing them correctly. Also, Kegel
exercises are not for everyone. Women who experience pelvic pain should
not do Kegel exercises and should follow up with their Ob/Gyn or a
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist.
best way to train the pelvic floor is to engage the pelvic floor and
the core simultaneously. Pelacore specifically targets the pelvic core,
allowing for increased pelvic floor muscle recruitment by working
can suggest special pelvic-toning devices that can be inserted into the
vagina which can help patients practice Kegels properly. If you feel
you’re having trouble with the technique and need one-on-one guidance,
ask for a referral to a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist.
rejuvenation is a surgical or laser procedure meant to tighten the
vaginal walls and possibly make the opening of the vagina smaller.
Supporters of these procedures state that they can enhance sensitivity
and sexual satisfaction, but these surgeries are not backed by the
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. There isn’t enough
data yet to determine whether vaginal cosmetic surgeries are safe and
effective. They can cost thousands of dollars and like any surgery, they
Natalie, the creator of Pelacore, is a pelvic floor physical therapist and long time fitness trainer/instructor.
Holly is a lifetime athlete and fitness industry veteran. She is NASM and ACE certified and specializes in optimizing women's health in all stages of life through fitness, pelvic core work, and nutrition. Holly is extremely popular with clients of all ages.
Jayne is a fitness veteran with a focus on nutrition and wellness. Jayne brings intense energy to all her classes and she has developed an extremely loyal following.
Chelsea’s passion for exercise is unmatched. She even has her master's degree in exercise science. Chelsea has experience working in various physical therapy settings, including pelvic floor rehab and out-patient orthopedics, so you can be sure you’ll get an effective workout.
Nikki is known as the mountain mermaid, and she’s also the owner and operator of Sea to Sky Fitness in Squamish, British Columbia. With a new baby of her own, her goal is to help all moms get back to the adventures they yearn for.
Natalie Is the UK's first certified Pelacore Instructor. Her passion for fitness is well known, and her classes are super-motivating.