Active Mom Postpartum

TERESA WASER- Equestrian Sport & Crossfit

September 15, 2023 Season 2 Episode 37
Active Mom Postpartum
TERESA WASER- Equestrian Sport & Crossfit
Show Notes

Today I speak with Teresa Waser, a passionate educator driven to help healthcare and fitness professionals reignite their curiosity, challenge what they believe, and strive towards a truly biopsychosocial approach. She developed TIIPPSS-FC, a framework for creating change in how we help those with pain, pelvic health issues, and/or performance concerns. Teresa is a pelvic health and orthopedic physiotherapist, based out of RX Physiotherapy in Leduc, Canada, and has previously coached running, as well as CrossFit for kids through to older adults. She blends her experiences as physio, coach, and educator to help empower clinicians and clients alike to redefine their possible.  Teresa is also a mom of 3, including a set of twins.  She loves traveling, horseback riding, and lifting heavyish barbells repeatedly 


We talk about: 

-getting into CrossFit 

-being active with diastases recti 

-embracing uncertainty 

-sharing the journey 

-challenging what’s possible 

-avoiding the “should” and “shouldn’t” 

-growing up riding horses 

-postpartum considerations for riders 


Time Stamps 

1:00 introduction 

2:05 early days of CrossFit 

7:30 the affects of diastases recti 

12:50 the desire to learn 

17:55 being open about your experience 

22:50 postpartum and CrossFit 

29:30 honoring where each person is on their journey 

32:04 riding horses and postpartum correlations 

42:48 rapid fire questions 











Teresa teaches both live online and face-to-face course options. 

Courses include TIIPPSS-FC: Reframing our Approach to Pain, Pelvic Health and Performance (both live online and face-to-face Masterclass versions), and Beyond the Pelvis: Exercise for the Whole Body and Everyday Person (live online), and others 

You can find her most up-to-date course listing here: 


For Teresa's online self-paced seminar on "Pelvic Health in Equestrians" that was mentioned in the podcast, you can find that here:

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