Episode #332 – Pelvic Floor Secrets for Better Breathing with Jana Danielson

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In This Episode:

In this podcast, I interview pelvic floor expert Jana Danielson and we discuss how pelvic floor dysfunction occurs, key symptoms associated with pelvic floor dysfunction and how to breath and move your body to optimize pelvic floor function.

  • 06:15 Where did Jana’s interest in the pelvic floor originate from?
  • 09:34 Are we on the path to pelvic floor dysfunction? 
  • 09:57 How Jana began educating the public about having a strong pelvic core
  • 10:49 What are the symptoms associated with a pelvic floor imbalance?
  • 12:54 Where is our pelvic floor located?
  • 17:27 Are kegel exercises good for the pelvic floor?
  • 21:21 What should a pelvic floor lift feel like?
  • 25:15 How do our seating and standing affect our pelvic floor? 
  • 30:53 How important is hydration for a strong pelvic floor?
  • 34:05 What can we do to improve our pelvic floor? 
  • 41:50 The inspiration behind Jana’s Cooch Ball
  • 47:31 Three minutes a day of Cooch Ball
  • 49:18  Info on the Cooch Ball special offer for Dr. Jockers’ community

Jana Danielson is the creator of the Cooch Ball, the world’s first patented pelvic floor fitness tool for women. She is sharing pelvic floor secrets for better breathing with Dr. Jockers in today’s episode of Functional Nutrition. 

From Jana’s digestive pain journey as a child, she has turned her own experience with physical pain into a story of healing and hope. Teaching Pilates first at home, and then in ever bigger studios, Jana founded Lead Pilates and Lead Integrated Health Therapies.  

Jana is an award-winning wellness entrepreneur who has coached and consulted with tens of thousands of women from all over the world to help improve their quality of life, their confidence, and their impact in this world. 

She also engages in the Metta District, her online wellness community, and is an Amazon International Best Selling Author. As Dr. Jockers likes to say, “I know you’re going to get a ton of value from this interview.” He’s not wrong. Please join us.


“A weak or dysfunctional pelvic floor can lead to urinary incontinence, painful intercourse, cold feet, painful menstruation, constipation, prostate problems and erectile dysfunction.”   

-Jana Danielson

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