Post surgery or Post Natal : Post anything is always a tricky place to start. The body has gone through shock and is recovering on a cellular level, and also it has to heal all of the damaged tissues. As we have already discussed, healing these tissues is one part, but also the body must flush everything left behind from this self-healing process.
Post Surgery: You should maintain an active and regular foam rolling practice as well as seek physical therapy. If you don’t like your physical therapist, find a new one.
Do not think that you can just skip it. You do not know what you do not know. This is the toolbox, all of the exercises and information they give you, these are the methods that you must practice to ensure that when you are cleared for exercise you are actually prepared to do so.
Post Natal: The first place to start is reconnecting to your center. It may be hard to leave the baby for longer than twenty minutes if you are breastfeeding, it also may be hard to do anything physical for longer than five minutes, because it has been so long. Here are the beginning moves that you can do in between a micro nap, or when and if you have a chance. You don’t need to go to the gym or even use any equipment to begin.
Exercises on the back and bent knee pron position to re-engage the core. Bridge. Heel Taps. Pelvic Tilts
Circular Arm Movements, Shoulder Joint Action
Re-learning total activation of legs and Hip Joint Action
Energizing entire structure, pranayama, and warming from within so that stale energy is moved and circulated, and making room for new energy and breath, life force.
Meditation becomes an integral part of getting through what is beautiful and also amazingly stressful. There is never ending laundry, never ending dishes, not enough time in the day, when was the last time you were able to sleep?
There are so many things that we pile on top of our already overloaded mound. Take a deep breath and close your eyes for the moments that you can.