A Gem for Women

Author: Geeta S. Iyengar

Publisher: Allied Publishers

ISBN: 8170237157

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 460

View: 8241

"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.


A Gem for Women

Author: Geeta S. Iyengar

Publisher: Spokane, WA : Timeless Books

ISBN: 9780931454981

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 341

View: 3768

A treasured guide to yoga practice for womenMore than 200 photographs for visual instructionGeeta Iyengar integrates yogic theory, practice and personal experience into an accomplished and inclusive guide to the discipline of Hatha Yoga. Yoga: A Gem for Women provides meticulous details and corresponding photographs for more than 80 asanas, appealing to both the beginner and the advanced Hatha practitioner.


A Gem for Women

Author: Geeta S. Iyengar

Publisher: Allied Publishers

ISBN: 9788170237150

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 460

View: 735

"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.

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

View: 5412

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.

The Woman's Yoga Book

Asana and Pranayama for all Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

Author: Bobby Clennell

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1930485670

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 7848

Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Bobby Clennell brings decades of yoga study and teaching experience to The Woman’s Yoga Book. She offers a comprehensive program of asana (yoga poses) and pranayama (breathing exercises) designed to support menstrual health from menarche to menopause, along with nutritional and lifestyle information for those times off the yoga mat. Yoga sequences are given for each phase of the menstrual cycle: • premenstrual: poses to stabilize • menstruation: poses to restore • postmenstrual: poses to rebalance • on through to ovulation: poses to strengthen In addition, The Woman’s Yoga Book offers sequences for: • PMS, irritability, tension, and moodswings • migraine headaches • bloating and breast tenderness • insomnia • cramps and lower back pain • heavy bleeding • scanty periods • absence of menstruation • irregular periods A former professional animator, Bobby has used her skill in rendering over 700 illustrations that teach right along with her text. Best of all, she encourages women to embrace the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being that comes from practicing women’s yoga. Begin the journey—now!

Yoga for Women

Author: Shakta Kaur Khalsa

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405327219

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 9869

From basic postures to more advanced meditation, this guide explains how yoga can contribute to your general well-being. Whether you are mum-to-be or tackling midlife challenges, find postures to help you meet life with peace of mind and renewed vitality.

Yoga and Fertility

A Journey to Health and Healing

Author: Jill Mahrlig Petigara,Lynn Jensen

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1936303329

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 287

View: 5889

Women battling infertility is a familiar though still harrowing story these days. Women using yoga to reduce stress and become more aware of its body and its rhythms is another. So it comes as no surprise that yoga is helping women to cope with the physical and emotional stress of infertility and its treatments.


The Iyengar Way

Author: Silva Mehta,Mira Mehta,Shyam Mehta

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 0679722874

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

View: 4782

Demonstrates a variety of yoga postures from beginning to advanced levels and discusses the philosophy behind the discipline

Cool Yoga Tricks

Author: Miriam Austin

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307483290

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

View: 6092

Craving yoga’s benefits but unable to perform even the simplest postures? Think yoga is only for rubber-limbed supermodels? If your yoga practice is giving you more stress than stress relief, Cool Yoga Tricks is the answer to your prayers. Although it seems like everyone from Madonna to your eighty-three-year-old Uncle Teddy is practicing yoga, most of us are unable to do even the simplest classic yoga poses without undue stress and strain. Now in this clear, understandable, easy-to-follow book, Miriam Austin offers alternative yoga routines that help you reap the greatest rewards from your yoga practice, and she reveals shortcuts to help you perform yoga like a pro. Using everyday items, such as chairs, walls, and blankets, Miriam Austin shows how those of us with normal flexibility limitations can experience the very real benefits of yoga—without dislocating our joints, overstretching our muscles, or giving up in frustration. She makes the basics simple, doable, and down-to-earth. Dog Tricks—lengthen your spine more fully with these Downward Facing Dog tricks, designed to relax your neck, shoulders, and back—and make your Dog Pose much more lovable. Befriending Backbends—increase your preztebility with a little help from your friends—and from some garden-variety folding chairs. Tweaking Your Twists—learn the techniques that will stretch your spine and give you more life energy. Super Stretches—feel as limber as your average bowling ball? Gently coax your muscles to new lengths by practicing the routines in this chapter. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The art of Yoga

Author: B. K. S. Iyengar

Publisher: Allen & Unwin Australia


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

View: 4222

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Yoga Gems

A Treasury of Practical and Spiritual Wisdom from Ancient and Modern Masters

Author: Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0307493490

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 6242

Here is an inspirational and accessible introduction to the deep inner wisdom of yoga gathered from sources both ancient and modern by one of America’s most respected yoga scholars. YOGA GEMS For the millions of Americans who now practice yoga regularly, here is the perfect introduction to the rich philosophical and spiritual tradition behind the exercises. George Feuerstein has drawn short, memorable quotations from the key texts of this five-thousand-year-old legacy, with an emphasis on the wisdom of modern yoga masters.The quotations have been selected and arranged to address the needs of yoga practitioners in the twenty-first century. Among the many themes touched on in this treasure of a book: the process of inner growth; the value of silence; how to meditate; how to infuse everyday life with joy; universal kinship; overcoming suffering; dealing with grief, loss, anger, and jealousy; remembering and cultivating one’s true inner self; developing self-discipline; and bringing out the good in all you say and do. For both new and experienced yoga students alike, Yoga Gems is the perfect travel companion on the road to inner peace. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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

View: 390

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.

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: 2907

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.

Textbook of Yoga

Author: Yogeswar

Publisher: Penguin Books India

ISBN: 9780143029656

Category: Hatha yoga

Page: 464

View: 4757

This book is the one that tells you how to practice an asana the right way, to maximum effect, and also explainns how to share your knowledge and teach others the theory and practice of Yoga. This is one of the best handbook of Yoga, which is the ancient India scince of health.

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

View: 3367

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.

Tree Of Yoga

Author: B. K. S. Iyengar,B. K. S.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788172236052

Category: Yoga

Page: 208

View: 4087

Beautiful two colour gift package of B.K.S. Iyengar's yoga-based philosophy for life.

Hormone Balance Through Yoga

A Pocket Guide for Women Over 40

Author: Claudia Turske

Publisher: Hunter House Publishers

ISBN: 9780897935722

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 62

View: 4794

A four-color guide aims to help women with hormone balance and production for energy and stress reduction during perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause, in a book that includes yoga and breathing exercises; mudras, or hand positioning for relaxation; techniques for energy retention; and a hormone calendar at the back for charting progress. Original.

Body Goddess

The Complete Guide on Yoga for Women

Author: Payal Gidwani Tiwari

Publisher: Random House India

ISBN: 8184007108

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 264

View: 1546

With our lives our bodies too are changing. Puberty, pregnancy, obesity, thyroid, PCOS, menopause, stress–as women go through different stages of life, their bodies too transform accordingly. So how does one deal with these changes? Bollywood’s most celebrated yoga expert, Payal Gidwani Tiwari comes to your rescue. From the basics of yoga to their practical application in our day to day life–Payal’s essential mantras guarantee not just weight loss but also promise a healthier lifestyle. Designed for all age groups, this book comes enriched with easy to follow exercise regimes and invaluable tips. Body Goddess is indispensable for every woman who wants to look and feel like a diva.

Yoga and Scoliosis

A Journey to Health and Healing

Author: Marcia P. Monroe

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781617050374

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 125

View: 3110

Yoga and Scoliosis: A Journey to Health and Healingis a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and a physical activity and is a safe way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility and to address the spinal curvature of scoliosis without surgery. The book presents an evidence-based look at how this approach works. Dr. Fishman has been treating individuals with scoliosis with yoga for many years and has collected x-rays of his work, before and after, demonstrating actual lessening of the degree of curvature from the practice of Iyengar yoga. Yoga and Scoliosis: A Journey to Health and Healingis a source of encouragement, knowledge, and healing for those who have scoliosis and need to treat it, but want to avoid braces and/or surgery. Itbriefly covers the history and treatment modalities of scoliosis and discusses the development of the spine in the embryo. Yoga and Scoliosisexplores the complexities of the concept of alignment in the body, with the main part of the book showing how to address scoliosis utilizing Iyengaryoga. Four chapters give instruction in yoga asanas for scoliosis, and another chapter discusses yoga practice in daily living. The book includes a Foreword by B. K. S. Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar Yoga.