Peri-Menopause & Menopause
Natural Menopause Support in toronto
Empowerment and Inner Wisdom:
As hormones shift at this stage of life, it comes with added emotional, mental and spiritual changes as well. As cycles fluctuate or begin to cease, you may feel a vast array of emotions and you may find your relationship with your body prompting new embodied experiences such as shifts in your sexual life, exercise routine and more. It is a time of transformation, not only in one’s body but in relationships and within oneself. Perhaps there are some un-lived dreams that need to manifest, or a need to come to terms with letting go of certain roles or aspects of yourself that have served their purpose.
It is said that when our cycles stop, the sacred wisdom held in our blood is contained within us. As wisdom-keeper, it is a time to celebrate your achievements, resilience, and bringing your nurturing energy towards yourself. Honor your inner authority, share your stories and wisdom with others.
It is also a time to give yourself the time and space you need to reclaim your power at this new stage of life. Transitions are challenging, as it is normal to feel grief, sadness or anxiety during this time. Not only is your body changing, but your mind and emotions too.
It is a time of letting go and re-birthing. It is a time for embodying your power and inner wisdom.
Surgically-Induced Menopause & Healing after Hysterectomy:
Perhaps you are experiencing surgically-induced menopause from hysterectomy/Oophorectomy. You no longer have those painful, heavy periods. You may finally feel you have your life back. It was worth it. But even after you are ‘healed’ from the surgery, and have a clear bill of health from the doctor, you have some unexpected new feelings since having this surgery that have emerged and you would like some support. It is common to experience grief, depression, mood swings, or have a change in priorities after hysterectomy. Rather than brushing it off as simply a hormonal response, it can be helpful to validate your feelings and honor what feels is lost in order to embrace this new phase of life.
In our healing sessions together we can restore energetic balance to the pelvic bowl and energetic womb centre, help you cultivate a new, positive relationship with your womb centre and to your new state of being, to feel empowered through nature’s cycles and feel this healing as a sacred journey.
- Hot Flashes
- Irregular periods (peri-menopause)
- No period for 1 year or more (menopause)
- Vaginal dryness
- Painful sex
- Low energy
- Mood Swings
- Weight Gain
Natural Support for Menopause:
Our sessions can help you flow through this transformation with greater ease and ground you through change. Healing tools we can use in sessions are:
Restorative yoga is a very slow-paced practice that supports restful sleep & helps you to process all of the changes taking place in body, mind and heart. Restorative yoga poses help to reduce hot flashes, anxiety and irritability while improving sleep and helping to balance hormones. This practice soothes your nervous system and allows you the safe space to explore your sensuality and reclaim your body as your own, and express yourself and your emotions in healing ways.
Movement is essential to our well-being as we age. It helps keep our brain young, our joints supple, prevent bone loss, and supports proper digestion, organ functioning and hormonal balance. Together we will design a movement practice that suits your body and your needs.
For some, menopause and perimenopause brings a new level of sensual awareness and freedom. Somatic Bellydance is a mindful, intuitive approach to sensual bellydance movement that can be done by all bodies at all ages. Yoga is also an excellent practice to harmonise mind, body and spirit during this stage of life.
This Reiki-style energy healing helps to clear unhealthy energetic patterns, helps you to receive, embody your cyclical, intuitive & creative wisdom, and balance your energy centres.
These practices encourage self-reflection and ‘aha’ moments, magick and deeper understanding of the greater patterns at work in your life. They include therapeutic creative expression & tarot/oracle readings to help you uncover some of your deeper feelings and inner wisdom rising to the fore. We can also co-create a ritual to honor this rite of passage in your life, and acknowledge the sacred dimension of this new stage on your journey.
Visualisation & Meditation:
These practices help awaken new neural pathways in your brain, allowing new self-perception, self-worth and empowerment to develop. They are also tools for calm and coping with stress, and supporting greater intimacy with your womb centre and the person you are evolving into.
Holistic Menopause Support Sessions can help with:
Renewed empowerment and self-acceptance, inner stability and adaptability, increased mobility, flexibility, strength, hormonal balance, pelvic floor health, mental calm, emotional balance, embodiment of your inner wisdom, confidence, self-esteem, spiritual centering, empowerment, creative and sensual flow.
*Our sessions are not meant to replace medical attention or diagnosis. Holistic menopause support is a wonderful compliment to medical support.
“Serena holds a lovely space that supports my creativity, femininity, and my efforts to slow down and listen to my body, accessing its wisdom to guide my efforts to live in a more balanced way.”- Mary