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.
by Loren Fishman Paperback: 208 pages *** Stunningly innovative. . . . This is the first book in which the different causes of back pain are identified and assigned appropriate yoga poses. Individuals of any age, even those unfamiliar with yoga, will be able to follow Dr. Fishman's simple instructions.--- Joan White, Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States.
Back Care Basics offers the low-cost solution for back care in the new millennium: therapeutic yoga. Dr. Schatz’s approach to back rehabilitation is gentle, effective, and doesn't resort to drugs or surgery. Her program encourages both positive health practices and a positive outlook; the important tools needed for prevention and healing. Dr. Schatz has designed this program to help those with pain from chronic musculoskeletal back and neck strain, spinal arthritis, osteoporosis, premenstrual syndrome, pregnancy, and scoliosis.
Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga, the supported poses, and breathing practices that will help you heal the effects of chronic stress. In Relax and Renew, the first book exclusively devoted to this work, you'll find: • In-depth guidance in Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana), the heart of restorative practice, as well as the Centering Breath • A general restorative sequence that explores backbends, an inverted posture, a twist, cooling forward bends, and a variation of Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana) • Sequences for busy days, including a fifteen-minute practice, yoga at your desk, and the Totally Invisible Relaxation • Programs for back pain, headaches, insomnia, jet lag, and breathing problems • A special section for women during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause • A guide to props: what they are, where they go, how to fold and roll blankets, and around-the-house alternatives • Supplemental resources, such as where to find a yoga teacher, recommended books, magazines, newsletters, audio programs, props, yoga vacations, etc.
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".
"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".