The Art of the Kegel

The Art of the Kegel

Have you ever been told to do your kegels?  Are kegels the answer to all my problems?   How do you even say kegel?    A kegel (technically pronounced “kay-gel”) is a contraction of the muscles of the pelvic floor. See image below.   Keep  reading on for...
HVPT Winter 2020 Yoga

HVPT Winter 2020 Yoga

Back by popular demand, HVPT is pleased to continue pelvic health and core focused yoga in 2020. Classes are as follows: Thursday, Jan 2: 9am – 10am Tuesday, Jan 7: 9am – 10am  Saturday, Jan 25: 8:30am – 9:30am;  10am -11am Saturday, Feb 22: 8:30am...
HVPT Holiday Yoga is here

HVPT Holiday Yoga is here

  Hudson Valley Physical Therapy is excited to offer core and pelvic floor friendly yoga in the month of December. Pelvic Floor Focused Yoga Your pelvic floor muscles need both strength and mobility for optimal function. In each class, HVPT therapist and 200 hour...
Transverse Abdominis 101

Transverse Abdominis 101

Have you ever been in a workout class and heard “engage your core”? What do you do when you hear this?    You may flex your abdominal muscles. Your belly button moves back toward your spine. Maybe you squeeze your glutes. Or maybe you push your lower back into...