Practising the Aviva method is a possible way to energise your body, it restores hormonal balance, enhances fertility and boosts femininity. It facilitates the self-healing process in the female body and helps restoring the optimal age appropiate health.
The regularly practiced method has proven its effectiveness for decades, it may be a medication-free, natural solution for increased fertility, regular ovulation, regular and painless periods. It may effectively treat symptoms of the menopause and incontinence.
The Aviva method can also be a powerful prevention tool, it contributes to preventing the symptoms of the above conditions, therefore we should not wait until a specific condition develops, but start practising the method before this actually happens..
The exercises of the method are not strenuous, are moderate that are to be carried out precisely.
The Aviva method was developed by dancer-physiotherapist Aviva Gabriela Steiner and it reflects more than 25 years of observation, experiencing and practicing.
The Aviva method encompasses a sequence of exercises that increase blood-flow to and within all reproductive organs, strengthen the muscles of the lower abdominal area and sphincter muscles. By exercising on a regular basis, the respective organs will benefit from a more steady supply of fresh arterial blood that nourishes the organs of the pelvic region, improves hormonal communications, enhances reproductive health, supports the self healing ability of the body that helps in the healing of gynaecological problems,.
- The Aviva method is not recommended in case of cancer or suspected cancer.
- The Aviva method is not recommended in case of bleeding fibroids.
- In case of contraceptive coil the Aviva method can be practiced with regular medical check-up.
- In case of endometriosis, if the period is irregular and painful due to endometriosis, the practice of the Aviva method is not recommended.
- After insemination or in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) the Aviva method cannot be used until there is no clarity on the outcome of the intervention. From the 4th month of the pregnancy the prenatal exercises are recommended. HOWEVER , the practice of the Aviva method effectively prepares the pelvic organs for pregnancy, so it is recommended to practice before a desired pregnancy, as well as before a planned insemination or IVF.
The exercises within a series should be carried out continuously with no break between them. The method is a moderate-intensity activity. Slow walk or breathing exercises are advised in case a break is needed, before continuing the exercices. Do not practice before going to bed since exercices have a general invigorating effect. Avoid other physical exercices, gymnastics on the day when practicing any of the Aviva method series. Do not forget to drink enough water. Hot drinks and relaxation after exercising improve their efficiency. Exercise carefully if you have pain in your back or hips and always report it.
The series of the Aviva method
Basic series (The 18):
These 18 exercices work through our full body, reduce hormone imbalance, stress that cause: irregular cycles, cramping or heavy periods, fallopian tube blocage, PCOS, cysts, menopausal symptoms, incontinence.
It is also recommended for men to treat the sitting lifestyle caused low sperm count, reduced fertility, potential problems.
Duration of the Basic series is 30 minutes, with cheerful background music, that contains some dancing movements. The Basic series is recommended 2-3 times a week, at any time during the cycle, except for the first three days.
Hint: Give a good start in the morning to your day, become lively and productive with The 18!!!
By these 15 exercises we support the most amazing process that takes place in the female body, the ovulation, that may lead to conceiving of a new life.
Duration of this series is 20-30 minutes, with lively background music. This series is recommended to be started after a minimum three month of practice of the Basic series. We practice it from the fourth day of the cycle until day 14 of the cycle, 2-3 times a week, right after the Basic series (on the same day).
11 exercises recommended after a complication-free delivery – as soon as the mother feels it comfortable exercising – and also for older persons. Regenerates muscles and joints.
11 exercices that reduces or eliminates the symptoms of incontinence and uterine prolapse. Strengthens the sphincter muscles, the pelvic muscles and ligaments.
The series includes 12 exercices and can be practiced every day. The 12 exercises can be even split in two sets of exercises (e.g, six in the morning and six in the afternoon) .