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.

Yoga For Pregnancy

Poses, Meditations, and Inspiration for Expectant and New Mothers

Author: Leslie Lekos,Megan Westgate

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1632201992

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 296

View: 6842


The physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of yoga are invaluable during the profound journey of pregnancy. From increased strength and balance to a deeper feeling of connection with the life growing inside you, prenatal yoga will help you feel your best during this sacred time. Yoga for Pregnancy offers detailed, precise instruction for over a hundred yoga poses to support you during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. Accompanying sequences focus on a range of applications, from quick daily practices to poses for common pregnancy ailments. Woven throughout the book, you'll find resources to help prepare you for an empowered labor. Filled with modifications, tips, and abundant illustrations, this is an indispensable text for both beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Going beyond physical posture practice, Yoga for Pregnancy also includes guidance on meditation, visualization, devotional chanting, nutrition, herbal remedies, and other tools to inspire and nourish you and your baby.

Transformative Learning and Adult Higher Education

New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 147

Author: Judith Beth Cohen,Jo Ann Gammel,Amy Rutstein-Riley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111929102X

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 1477


"This volume of New Directions for Teaching and Learning presents current trends in transformative learning and adult higher education. The practices explored by these authors illuminate Transformative Learning by showing a vivid picture of a theory in action. The concepts that knit these articles together despite the variety of educational settings and populations are: relationships, community, and the body experience--often missing in higher education"--Page [4] of cover.