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267: Why Is Vaginal Steaming So Controversial? with Keli Garza
Episode 26722nd August 2022 • The Period Party • Nicole Jardim
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Keli Garza is the owner of Steamy Chick and the founder of the Peristeam Hydrotherapy Institute. Through her company, she raises awareness of the benefits of vaginal steaming, makes supplies accessible, conducts research, and trains practitioners. Keli is the author of the Vaginal Steam World Map, Pelvic Steam Testimonial Database, and the Fourth Trimester Vaginal Steam Study. She is also the creator of the annual #steamyaugust Vaginal Steam Awareness Month and an upcoming documentary film with the working title STEAM.

Keli’s story about how she became the Steamy Chick is unconventional and hilarious and involves a whole conversation about Gwyneth Paltrow. In this episode, we talk about the many cultures around the world that have used vaginal steaming for hundreds of years, how steaming can help many women, why it works, how OB/GYNs are utilizing vaginal steaming in their practices, resources to help you get started with vaginal steaming, and more. Keli is so knowledgeable about the history of steaming, and I think this episode will blow your mind.

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