AYURVEDA FOR WOMEN by Dr. Robert E. Svoboda
A time-tested system for achieving health and happiness while balancing the demands of the modern woman's lifestyle.
• A perfect handbook for any woman for whom quality of life is a central issue.
• By one of the leading advocates of Ayurveda in the United States and the author of Ayurveda: Life, Health and Longevity.
New Yoga for Healthy Aging
by Suza Francina. A step-by-step guide for the millions of baby boomers who want one simple practice for feeling and looking great—yoga!
One in five Americans is now moving toward the age bracket of "sixty and beyond," and while many are calling sixty the "new forty," this milestone is the perfect time to take stock in good health. One form of exercise that is proven to prevent or alleviate a host of physical and mental ailments for the last 5,000 years is yoga.
The Woman's Book of Yoga & Health
The Woman's Book of Yoga and Health is the first comprehensive book about women's health issues and how to treat them with yoga. The authors offer a complete yoga program for general health as well as pose sequences that address specific health problems—all in the Iyengar tradition, which targets health needs more than other forms of yoga. For example, in the first part of the book, Patricia Walden has organized three chapters showing yoga poses with clear instructions that tell how to get into each pose and describe its benefits: chapter one is the Essential Sequence for all women, and includes modifications for people who cannot or should not do all the poses; chapter two is the Restorative Sequence for stress relief and relaxation; chapter three contains advanced poses that energize and tone.
The Woman's Yoga Book by Bobby Clennell
In this book senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Bobby Clennell offers a comprehensive program of asana (yoga poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques) designed to support menstrual health from menarche to menopause, along with nutritional and lifestyle information for those times off the yoga mat. With over 30 years of teaching experience, she encourages women to draw on the strength that comes from practicing women's yoga. A former professional animator, Bobby Clennell has used her skill in rendering 735 illustrations that teach right along with her text. Softcover, 244 pages, 11" x 8.5".
The Female Pelvis Anatomy & Exercises
The book begins with a description of the functional anatomy of the pelvis, & how it responds to pregnancy & childbirth. This is followed by a series of specific exercises, initially for self-discovery, & then to increase the flexibility, strength, & coordination of the pelvic functions.
YOGA, A GEM FOR WOMEN
By Geeta Iyengar. YOGA A GEM FOR WOMEN presents a detailed practical guide for the yoga student who wants to go deeper with her practise of Hatha Yoga. The book is divided in to three sections that create an integrated path of yoga suitable for both the beginner and advanced student. The three sections are as follows: Theory - Yoga and women A natural bridge to health and well being Practice - Knowing your body Techniques and benefits of over 80 asanas complete with photographs and detailed instructions. Experience - On the threshold of peace Relaxation breathing and the practice of meditation
Geetas's Guide to a Woman's Yoga Practice, Vol I by Lois Steinberg
"Geeta's Guide" is a spiral bound text with 850 photos on how to practice Iyengar Yoga with a focus on the menstrual cycle. This book reveals some aspects of Iyengar Yoga methodology, including how to support poses for a specific purpose. The majority of the photos are shown with standard Iyengar Yoga props, making this a useful reference guide. Additionally, a few poses amongst the chapters of this volume show examples of how to use typical household furniture as props to achieve the desired shape and effect of an asana or for pranayama practice. Softcover, spiralbound, 350 pages, 11.5" x 9".