Tag Archives: pelvic floor

Answering my own questions.

As a part of project mulabloga, I interviewed friends and yoga teachers about their pelvic floors in yoga. The answers were so precious, beautiful and personal. I’m going to try to answer these same questions now for you. 1. How … Continue reading

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Parasympathetic rules with mulabandha.

The book, Moola Bandha, The Master Key, by Swami Buddhananda roughly describes what might be happening in the nervous system when we practice mulabandha. When a yogi decides to practice mulabandha, something is happening in the brain—a thought that attempts … Continue reading

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Radiance replaces boundaries.

Closer to the beginning of this mulabloga research project I had an experience that I noticed particularly after my yoga practice one Friday. During the practice in a yoga class I had been paying particular attention to what was happening … Continue reading

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What is Mulabandha?

I’m nearing the official “endpoint” for my research project (but I’ll probably continue this blog and exploration for some time), and people are asking me, “So, what is mulabandha?” I’ll work on forming my answer here—it’ll just be a partial … Continue reading

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A Whole New Body Part!

During my yoga practice today I felt as though I had a whole new body part. It has certainly been awakening in glimmers of awareness over some time, but today I felt as though I had something distinct and powerful … Continue reading

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What do I mean by “mulabandha”?

I’m writing this post because I’d like to give form to my quest for mulabandha. I am casting my net a little wider than the confines of “lifting the pelvic floor” during yoga practice, even though this might be an … Continue reading

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Initial Project Proposal

Yogaview level 2 teacher training research project, Winter 2010/2011: Mulabandha! (Hara! {?}) Pelvic floor in yoga! This is the direction I’d like to go with my research project… I will use a three-pronged approach, including (1) research in books like ‘Moola … Continue reading

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