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Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood

Safe Practice for Expectant & New Mothers

Author: Rita Keller,Geeta S. Iyengar,Kerstin Khattab

Publisher: Sterling/Penn

ISBN: 9781402726897

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 443

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With its allopathic medical vetting, and more than 400 illustrations, this guide is intended for every yoga instructor, mother-to-be, and new mum who wants to continue her practice. It features instructions and hints, notes on the position's positive effects and contra-indications, and advice on "checking yourself" for proper form and technique.


A Gem for Women

Author: Geeta S. Iyengar

Publisher: Allied Publishers

ISBN: 8170237157

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 460

View: 7603

"Yoga is considered uniquely instrumental in the search for self realisation, and through it the realisation of God. The author, who has mastered the subtle techniques of the art, has presented it in book form, showing a variety of āsanas known for their physical and curative values, Prānāyāma with its Bandhas and Dhyāna or meditation."-back cover.

Yoga for Pregnancy

What Every Mom-to-Be Needs to Know

Author: Judith Hanson Lasater

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1930485646

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 64

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Drawing on her experience as a mother, a yoga teacher, and a physical therapist, author Judith Lasater, PhD presents a comprehensive and easy-to-follow program of yoga poses and breathing practices. These will help the mother to stay flexible and healthy throughout the pregnancy, remain present during the challenges of labor and delivery, and care for herself during the postpartum period. In addition, the author has created a special section called "Mantras for Mom and Baby," where the mother can explore heart-centered practices, one for each month during pregnancy and baby’s first year.

Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Author: Francoise Barbira Freedman

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405327154

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

View: 1972

Enhance your experience of pregnancy and birth with the meditative power of yoga. Step-by-step yoga postures specially adapted for each trimester, relaxation techniques and simple breathing exercises will show you how to adjust to the physical demands of labour and give birth with minimum strain. From conception to birth, help develop shared wellbeing, with the only guide to identify the real advantages of yoga for mother and baby.

Yoga for Pregnancy

Ninety-Two Safe, Gentle Stretches Appropriate for Pregnant Women & New Mothers

Author: Sandra Jordan

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312023227

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 144

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Yoga, with its emphasis on body awareness, breathing, and relaxation, is helping growing numbers of pregnant women adjust to the physical and mental demands of labor, birth, and motherhood. Provided here are 92 Iyengar poses carefully chosen as being safe and effective during and after pregnancy. Photos.

Yoga Mama, Yoga Baby

Ayurveda and Yoga for a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth

Author: Margo Shapiro Bachman

Publisher: Sounds True

ISBN: 1622030680

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

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Pregnancy is an extraordinary time of transformation and a profound rite of passage that requires special care and guidance. The complementary tools and practices of Ayurveda and yoga have been used together for thousands of years to support a healthy body, balanced mind, and higher consciousness. With Yoga Mama, Yoga Baby, Margo Shapiro Bachman brings readers the first book to show how these "sister sciences" can support the miraculous journey of pregnancy. This thoroughly detailed guidebook shares practical and easy-to-apply teachings and information to help women experience pregnancy with radiant health and abundant joy, including: The basics of Ayurveda, yoga, diet, and lifestyle—cornerstone principles, basic terms and concepts, essential self-assessments, and more Month-by-month exercises and practices, including meditation, mantra, breathwork, asana, journaling, and massage Practical tips to encourage natural labor and delivery Guidance on staying healthy and happy in the precious first postpartum weeks with baby For women everywhere, Yoga Mama, Yoga Baby is an indispensable resource for treasuring every moment of pregnancy and blessing the mother and child with health, happiness, consciousness, and love.

Pregnancy Health Yoga

Your Essential Guide for Bump, Birth and Beyond

Author: Tara Lee,Mary Attwood

Publisher: Watkins Media Limited

ISBN: 1848991266

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 144

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Authoritative yet thoroughly accessible, this user-friendly book provides yoga techniques for your journey from bump to birth and beyond, helping you to deal with all the physical and emotional changes you experience along the way. The authors explain the importance of breathwork to relax your body and reduce stress. They also provide guided meditations and visualisations to help you feel calm and positive, as well as fully illustrated step-by-step routines to energise you and relieve muscle tension and pain. There's a guide to the beneficial postures for a range of common pregnancy-related conditions, including back pain, breathlessness and swollen ankles, and there's detailed advice on preparing for labour and childbirth. The book concludes with a range of post-natal exercises to get you back in shape and energised as a new mum. Throughout, the emphasis is on how every woman can take charge of her whole self to ensure a happy and healthy pregnancy and birth. The foreword by internationally celebrated Dr Gowri Motha, creator of the Gentle Birth Method, reinforces the message that pregnancy and childbirth is a positive experience to cherish and enjoy.

A Woman's Book of Yoga

Author: Machelle M. Seibel,Hari Kaur Khalsa

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440627983

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

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Interest in yoga is at an all-time high, especially among women. Whether readers wish to begin the practice or are already involved in yoga, this innovative book will help them understand the unique benefits yoga provides for a woman's health and mental well-being. The authors lead women of all ages through the health and life cycles specific to females by illustrating the spiritual and physical advantages of Kundalini yoga, as taught by yoga master Yogi Bhajan. Hari Khalsa applies ancient wisdom to explain how to determine and enhance one's own special relationship with the mind, body, and soul. Using his expertise on women's health issues, Dr. Siebel reveals the scientific basis for yoga's positive effects on the brain. Together, Dr. Siebel and Hari Khalsa create a dialogue of spiritualism and science, elucidating how every woman can reap the rewards of yoga for a lifetime.

Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful

Experience the Natural Power of Pregnancy and Birth with Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

Author: Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466882735

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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From internationally renowned yoga teacher Gurmukh comes a book on pregnancy unlike any other. Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful is a treasury of wisdom, information, and inspiration for pregnancy and motherhood based on the spiritual and physical practices of Kundalini yoga, which Gurmukh has taught for the last thirty years. With illustrated, step-by-step instructions, she teaches time-tested techniques, meditations, and exercises that will help you physically, mentally, and spiritually. In the timeless way that women have passed down wisdom surrounding birth and child rearing to one another for centuries, Gurmukh weaves folk stories and contemporary testimonials into a program designed to help you get profound results in the shortest possible time. The sections in this book cover each trimester of pregnancy as well as delivery and life with the baby. In her wise, gentle, and comforting voice, Gurmukh suggests meditations, exercises, and yoga positions to respond to the various needs of expectant and new mothers as you undergo dramatic body changes. Gurmukh also helps you explore and, when necessary, heal your own history and unconscious attitudes about pregnancy, birth, and parenting. In Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful, Gurmukh gives you all the tools you need to have a healthy and happy pregnancy while increasing your connection to your partner and building compassion and prosperity. The ancient practices of yoga can lead you back to your own power as a woman, capable of more than you ever dreamed. All you need is a belief in the possibility of change and a commitment of as little as three minutes a day. Gurmukh has helped thousands of women and their families find fulfillment through the healing movements and meditations of Kundalini yoga---and she can help you, too!

Inner Beauty, Inner Light

Yoga for Pregnant Women

Author: Frederick Leboyer

Publisher: Newmarket Press

ISBN: 9781557043153

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

View: 4003

Leboyer's prose and photographs explain and show the benefits of yoga for pregnant women, detailing appropriate techniques and postures and stressing their effects on healthy and joyous child-bearing

Yoga Mama

The Practitioner's Guide to Prenatal Yoga

Author: Linda Sparrowe

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1611801303

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 7284

"Includes sequences for each trimester, labor and birth, and postpartum"--Front cover.

Immaculate Deception II

Myth, Magic and Birth

Author: Suzanne Arms

Publisher: Celestial Arts

ISBN: 0307790479

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 302

View: 4112

In this intimate perspective on birth, renowned author and photographer Suzanne Arms conveys the inherent wisdom in this natural process, through her eloquent words and pictures. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Sleepy Little Yoga

A Toddler's Sleepy Book of Yoga

Author: Rebecca Whitford

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780805081930

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 28

View: 1759

Pictures and simple text portray toddlers in yoga positions.

Yoga for Pregnancy

Author: Wendy Teasdill

Publisher: GAIA

ISBN: 9781856752442

Category: Exercise for pregnant women

Page: 143

View: 5283

Foreword by Michel Odent; Introduction; Chapter 1 How yoga enhances pregnancy; Chapter 2 Yoga in everyday life; Chapter 3 Yoga for the first trimester; Chapter 4 Yoga for the second trimester; Chapter 5 Yoga for the third trimester; Chapter 6 Labour and birth; Chapter 7 Life after birth.

Yoga Sadhana for Mothers

Author: Sharmila Desai,Anna Wise

Publisher: Yogawords Limited

ISBN: 9781906756307

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 3865

Yoga Sadhana for Mothers is far more than just a how-to yoga manual. Although the book includes clear, illustrated guidelines on modifying the Ashtanga yoga primary series during pregnancy, at its heart are intimate first-hand accounts from prominent members of the Ashtanga yoga community of their experiences of conception, pregnancy, birth and motherhood. Additional material includes interviews with the Jois family and essential guidance for pregnancy and postnatal care. Beautifully presented, with treasured family photos alongside yoga photography, this is an inspiring, essential guide for any yoga student, yoga teacher - and mother.

B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: Wisdom & Practice

Author: B.K.S. Iyengar

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756659531

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 1892

Practical yoga instruction and words of wisdom for health, happiness and a better world, from BKS Iyengar Through the writings, experiences and philosophy of the world's greatest yoga guru and teacher, BKS Iyengar, discover what yoga can do for your health, happiness and whole life. This blend of wisdom both ancient and modern and practical advice and guidance, provides a holistic, all-embracing way to bring health, happiness and harmony to the way you live. BKS Iyengar passes on the lessons of his own life journey, and shares the physical and spiritual rewards you can gain from an uplifting series of beautifully presented asanas, breathing exercises and meditations. Yoga for your contentment, for joy, for true inner peace, for life. Practical yoga instruction and words of wisdom for health, happiness and a better world, from BKS IyengarThrough the writings, experiences and philosophy of the world's greatest yoga guru and teacher, BKS Iyengar, discover what yoga can do for your health, happiness and whole life.This blend of wisdom both ancient and modern and practical advice and guidance, provides a holistic, all-embracing way to bring health, happiness and harmony to the way you live. BKS Iyengar passes on the lessons of his own life journey, and shares the physical and spiritual rewards you can gain from an uplifting series of beautifully presented asanas, breathing exercises and meditations. Yoga for your contentment, for joy, for true inner peace, for life.

Birth in Awareness

A Handbook of Prenatal Yoga

Author: Gabrielle Earls

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780648039303

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 172

View: 2268

Birth in Awareness - A handbook of prenatal yoga is a detailed resource on how to practice and teach prenatal yoga. Written by an experienced prenatal yoga teacher and doula, this book is a must have for all yoga teachers and women who are practicing yoga while pregnant. ¿ With over 100 hand drawn illustrations the book is filled with useful and practical information. There are detailed chapters on women's and physiology, increasing our understanding of labour. Asana with descriptions that adjust for pregnancy. Specialised pranayama for pregnancy and birth. The Do's and Do not's of yoga through pregnancy and birth. Class sequencing ideas and exercise in the early postpartum stage.

A Handbook for Yogasana Teachers

The Incorporation of Neuroscience, Physiology, and Anatomy Into the Practice

Author: Mel Robin

Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.

ISBN: 1587367084

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1106

View: 7197

An excellent resource for teachers and students of yogasana, medical professionals, and bodywork practitioners, A Handbook for Yogasana Teachers presents novel aspects of physiology and neuroscience as they apply to the practice of yoga. If you have ever wondered why we do yogasana as we do, you will likely find the answers within these pages.

Easy Yoga

Any Age, Any Place, Any Time

Author: Jude Reignier

Publisher: Red Wheel Weiser

ISBN: 9781859062180

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

View: 6353

Jude Reignier's Easy Yoga is based on her ten years' teaching experience and will appeal to adults, children, and those with special needs alike. Her postures stimulate and massage the whole system, including internal organs, while gently stretching, firming, and toning the muscles and ligaments. It's easy! The easy approach presents clear illustrations and a concise text to demystify popular therapies. Each routine can be understood quickly, so that within minutes you are feeling good and energized. Learn the full 45-minute sequence and then adapt it to your busy schedule. See at-a-glance reminders of all the sequences inside the jacket. Jude Reignier trained in Hatha yoga at the Shivananda Center in the Catskills, New York. She now teaches her own easy style based on knowledge she has gain and working with adults, children, and people with special needs on a one-to-one basis or in groups. She is married with two children and lives in Notting Hill, London.

Hero's Contemplation

Yoga in the Light of the Teachings of Yogacarya SRI B. K. S. Iyengar and Non-Dual Kashmir Saivism

Author: Christian Pisano

Publisher: Yogawords Limited

ISBN: 9781906756109

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 391

View: 5061

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