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Sitting the Month: Postpartum Recovery and Self-Nurturance According to Chinese Medicine

  • Serenity Yoga 15 College Street South Hadley, MA, 01075 United States (map)

Presenter:  Kindreth Hamilton, L.Ac from Integrity Women's Health
Cost:  FREE

Menstruation, postpartum and menopause are the three “golden opportunities” in your life when you have the chance to enhance or deteriorate your health. The Chinese postpartum custom called, “Sitting the Month” (zuo yue zi), is designed to protect the new mother from disease, physical and mental exhaustion, and give her body a chance to heal from the magnificent work of birth. There is wisdom in this practice.

In this class you will:

  • Learn the core principles of Sitting the Month
  • Take home recipes to nourish your body for postpartum recovery
  • Sample and learn to make herbal teasPractice a Qi gong exercise for mindfulness
  • Practice a Qi gong exercise for mindfulness

Babes in arms welcome!