Yoga For Breast Care

Author: Bobby Clennell
Publisher: Rodmell Press Yoga Shorts
ISBN: 9781930485334
Size: 53.57 MB
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"Breast health is a sensitive subject, and breast problems leave women feeling vulnerable on many levels. In Yoga for Breast Care, senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Bobby Clennell, author of The Woman's Yoga Book and Watch Me Do Yoga, offers a comprehensive program of asana (poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques) to support breast health. Through her extensive training in the Iyengar Yoga system, and with women's health issues as a focus, she has broad experience teaching sequences of postures that give beneficial results. Divided into five parts, this book is designed for beginning and seasoned practitioners: Part 1: About the Breasts discusses breast development and structure and the lymphatic and hormonal systems, and gives an overview of yoga poses and how they effect breast health. Part 2: Breast Problems describes various breast conditions, including pain, fibrocystic breasts, dense breasts, PMS, pregnancy, breastfeeding, menopause, and breast cancer. Part 3: Yoga Poses for Breast Care outlines a variety of asana and pranayama to help women care for their breasts. Yoga poses are divided into categories: standing, sitting, twisting, inverting, bending forward or backward, and lying down. Part 4: Practicing Yoga answers FAQ and offers active and restorative sequences for immunity, energy, PMS and noncyclic breast pain, cysts, pregnancy, nursing mothers, and breast cancer. Part 5: Everyday Breast Care makes lifestyle suggestions"--

Yoga For Breast Care

Author: Bobby Clennell
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1930485840
Size: 61.74 MB
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Breast health is a sensitive subject, and breast problems can leave women feeling vulnerable on many levels. In Yoga for Breast Care, senior Iyengar yoga teacher Bobby Clennell offers a comprehensive program of asana (poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques) to support breast health. Divided into five parts, this book is designed for beginning and seasoned practioners: Part 1: About the Breasts discusses breast development and structure and lymphatic and hormonal systems, and gives an ovreview of yoga poses and how they affect breast health. Part 2: Breast Problems describes various breast conditions, including pain, fibrocystic breasts, dense breasts, PMS, pregnancy, breastfeeding, menopause, and breast cancer. Part 3: Yoga Poses for Breast Care outlines a variety of asana and pranayama to help women care for their breasts. Yoga poses are divided into categories: standing, sitting, twisting, inverting, bending forward or backward, and lying down. Part 4: Practicing Yoga answers FAQ and offers active and restorative sequences for immunity, energy, PMS and noncyclic breast pain, cysts, pregnancy, nursing mothers, and breast cancer. Part 5: Everyday Breast Care makes lifestyle suggestions. Whether readers have experienced problems with their breasts or not, this book provides positive and practical methods for raising awareness and regaining confidence in the body.

Yoga For Fibromyalgia

Author: Shoosh Lettick Crotzer
Publisher: Rodmell Press Yoga Shorts
ISBN: 9781930485167
Size: 54.70 MB
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The Woman S Yoga Book

Author: Bobby Clennell
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1930485670
Size: 27.84 MB
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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!

Dreams Of The Reiki Shaman

Author: Jim PathFinder Ewing
Publisher: Findhorn Press
ISBN: 1844094979
Size: 17.30 MB
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Based on more than a decade of the author’s successful workshops, this resource expands and refines the unique combination of the hands-on healing modality of Reiki with the life-changing shamanic journey. The resulting knowledge is presented clearly and concisely, making it possible for those with no previous background in Reiki or shamanism to understand, appreciate, and enjoy the teachings while those more experienced can glean new insight for their own healing work. Providing generous examples of shamanic journeying beyond ordinary reality and citing hundreds of case studies from the author’s own private practice, this reference also lists internet references for further research.

Iyengar Yoga For Motherhood

Author: Rita Keller
Publisher: Sterling/Penn
ISBN: 9781402726897
Size: 19.82 MB
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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 And Body Image

Author: Melanie C. Klein
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738741779
Size: 48.99 MB
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In this remarkable, first-of-its-kind book, twenty-five contributors—including musician Alanis Morissette, celebrity yoga instructor Seane Corn, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Sara Gottfried—discuss how yoga and body image intersect. Through inspiring personal stories you’ll discover how yoga not only affects your physical health, but also how you feel about your body. Offering unique perspectives on yoga and how it has shaped their lives, the writers provide tips for using yoga to find self-empowerment and improved body image. This anthology unites a diverse collection of voices that address topics across the spectrum of human experience, from culture and media to gender and sexuality. Yoga and Body Image will help you learn to connect with and love your beautiful body. 2015 IPPY Award Bonze Medal Winner in Inspirational/Spiritual 2014 ForeWord IndieFab Bronze Winner for Body, Mind & Spirit

Yoga For Meditators

Author: Charlotte Bell
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1930485786
Size: 21.40 MB
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Charlotte Bell, author of Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life, has blended the practices of yoga and meditation since 1986. In her new book, Yoga for Meditators, she writes, "Asana practice, by its very nature, is about preparing the body for meditation. So a book on yoga for meditators may seem redundant. All yoga is for meditators, after all. Still, there are poses that I have found to be optimal in addressing the specific physical challenges that arise during meditation, and it is in this spirit that I offer the practices in this book." Divided into four parts, the book offers practices that are designed for both beginning and seasoned practitioners: • Taking a Seat: Steady and Comfortable—addresses the most common physical issues that can cause discomfort during sitting in meditation. • Yoga Poses for Sitting Meditation—outlines asanas to guide you to a more easeful practice. Whether you practice vipassana, Zen, Transcendental, kriya, or any other kind of sitting meditation, these poses will help you collect the mind, awaken the spine, relax the base, soften the shoulders, and quiet the body-mind. • Practicing Yoga—uses the asanas from part two to create sequences for calming agitation, increasing energy, opening the hips, relieving stress, easing the lower back, and practicing during the moon cycle. • Alternate Meditation Postures—discusses the other traditional meditation positions—walking, standing, and lying—with ways to settle into each. "The silent, peaceful mind is our birthright; it lives inside us all," Charlotte writes. "Our minds and bodies are interwoven. When the body is at ease, the mind has a much easier time settling into silence. May your asana and meditation practices uncover the peace that already lives within."

Mindful Yoga Mindful Life

Author: Charlotte Bell
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1930485573
Size: 52.53 MB
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A longtime yoga teacher and Buddhist meditation practitioner, Charlotte Bell describes in passionate detail how she applied the eightfold path of the Yoga Sutras and the Buddha’s heed for mindfulness to her hectic Western life—with practicality and precision, grace and guts.Her insights honor these timeless teachings while staying relevant to contemporary life. She recounts personal stories that depict her commitment to practice in her own life: in relationships, music, asana, meditation, teaching, and even writing this book. And it's not all rosy. She writes about self-doubt and struggles, all while welcoming, time and again, the life she has, imperfections and all.Charlotte Bell shows by example how to be a yogi in the particularity of your own life. Her suggestions about how to bring mindfulness into asana will deepen your practice; her recommended daily practices, or Reflections, will reveal new inner landscapes. Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life is an inspiring guide for anyone seeking to live a yogic life.

Open To Desire

Author: Mark Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101216670
Size: 68.50 MB
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“A masterpiece. . . . It teaches us how not to fear and repress, but to rechannel and harness the most powerful energies of life toward freedom and bliss.” —ROBERT THURMAN It is common in both Buddhism and Freudian psychoanalysis to treat desire as if it is the root of all suffering and problems, but psychiatrist Mark Epstein believes this to be a grave misunderstanding.In his controversial defense of desire, he makes clear that it is the key to deepening intimacy with ourselves, each other, and our world. Proposing that spiritual attainment does not have to be detached from intimacy or eroticism, Open to Desire begins with an exploration of the state of dissatisfaction that causes us to cling to irrational habits. Dr. Epstein helps readers overcome their own fears of desire so that they can more readily bridge the gap between self and other, cope with feelings of incompletion, and get past the perception of others as objects. Freed from clinging and shame, desire’s spiritual potential can then be opened up.