The Three Sisters

The origin of The Three Sisters was to emphasis the  synthesizing effect similar to The Three Sisters agricultural practice of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederation of Five Tribes (and after 1722, the Six Tribes), in the region that is now the northeast of the USA & Canada.  In small mounds of earth squash, corn, and beans were planted together. Each plant puts nutrition into the soil that is needed by the other. 

Our three favorite body balancing activities help the body more fully when used one after the other:

  1. Sifting

  2. Inversion

  3. Side-lying Release

These techniques balance the pelvis and surrounding areas for comfort, birth preparation, and labor progress. Add more gentle techniques  to achieve even more consistent comfort in pregnancy and ease in childbirth.

These three techniques, arranged in this order, tend to improve the comfort and fetal positioning for most pregnancies.

 

Q. Is there any risk?

A. Some individuals will have medical reasons not to do one or more of the Three BalancesSM.

Common contraindications  are:

  • Don’t Sift in first trimester or if the placenta is or has been bleeding or multiple premature births.

  • Don’t go upside down ( Inversion) with high blood pressure or risk of stroke like a history of brain aneurysm.

  • Don’t do Side-lying Release when hypermobility of the joints makes this position not a gentle stretch but way over stretching.

Please: Read each page describing the technique for amazingly helpful tips, testimonies, what conditions may cause them not to be comfortable, and the full contraindications for when not to use them.

The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters
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Sifting

Sifting

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Inversion

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Side Lying Release

Side Lying Release

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