Pelvic Floor Essentials

Pelvic Floor Essentials

Shari Friedrichsen

Is a strong, healthy pelvis the key to spiritual unfoldment? In this workshop with Shari Friedrichsen, learn the spiritual significance of the pelvis and how its two opposing forces can transform both the physical body and the pranic subtle body for lasting freedom and healing. Recent scientific studies are now emerging to reveal that incontinence and instability in the pelvis are not necessary components of aging—they are byproducts of unhealthy aging that affect both women and men. Common asana practices like mula bandha, ashwini mudra, and the master practice, agni sara, are the key to a healthy pelvic floor. Discover how these practices unfold awareness of our subtle body and help us establish a solid foundation for a strong, steady meditation seat. Don’t wait for physical and emotional incontinence to set in. Work with the pelvic floor for greater health, vitality, and clarity of mind, and to find a life full of creativity and divine beauty.

Format: Multiple videos with audio download
Length: 43 mins

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About the Author

Shari Friedrichsen

Shari Friedrichsen has been teaching and studying yoga for more than 40 years and is a key facilitator at the Himalayan Institute’s Teacher Training & Professional Certification programs, nationally and internationally. She is a faculty member of the 500-hour teacher training program at 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle, WA, and also conducts numerous classes, seminars, and trainings worldwide. Shari has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar. Shari's unique style integrates subtle and gross anatomical awareness with breath awareness to draw the student into the inner experience of yoga. Her approach uses yoga as a vital, powerful, and compassionate component in supporting the body and the psyche. Shari holds the following Shari holds the following certifications—C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, and YACEP—and has presented over 60 videos on YogaInternational.com as well as being a frequent contributor to the Wisdom Library.