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06 February 2014 @ 10:42 pm
Has anyone else had issues with their diva cup while practicing yoga? I find that no matter how long it's been in, doing hip openers will cause leaking. Has anyone else experienced this, or is it just me?
Chasechikchasingtides on February 7th, 2014 04:51 am (UTC)
When I was still menstruating, I used a Lunette during yoga sessions. It took me a couple of months to figure out the right pelvic angles so it didn't pop open (I suggest trying this at home, with dark yoga pants), but it was doable.
generalsmallmountainsmallmountain27 on February 8th, 2014 06:03 am (UTC)
Agreed. I avoid certain very hip opening poses and stretches when I'm bleeding. (I use a DivaCup, if that matters). Next time I buy a new cup I will invest in a firmer one though because of this difficulty.
Kai: BugsBunnykuradi8 on February 7th, 2014 03:15 pm (UTC)
Reminds me of the old joke:
"Doctor, it hurts when I do this."
"So don't do that."

Come back to that maneuver after your period.
teacupcake89 on February 7th, 2014 04:11 pm (UTC)
I do lots of pilates/HIIT workouts/stretches fine with my cups, you might want to try a stiffer cup or a softer cup?
missmojorisin71missmojorisin71 on February 8th, 2014 03:24 am (UTC)
I used my SckoonCup for my first yoga experience with a cup today and all went great, couldn't even feel it and NO leaking (plus I have a pretty darn heavy flow right now). All yoga positions seemed very comfortable. I had seen a few yoga regulars share that they loved the SckoonCup when doing yoga, Pilates, and even running trails!

Having a cup that worked with my yoga workouts was very important for me when choosing a cup. Many of the positions I want to do during my period are the most important during that time, especially hip openers!
nocebo_domingonocebo_domingo on February 9th, 2014 04:07 pm (UTC)
I empty my cup immediately before class and again one hour in on the theory that an empty cup doesn't leak. No leaks yet and I've worn it through a lot of classes.