Synopses & Reviews
Breathe easier during your pregnancy and beyond
Improve Your Pregnancy with Yoga offers you an effective and uniquely holistic guide to maximizing your health and your spiritual and emotional well-being throughout pregnancy and beyond. It explains how the principles of yoga can be used to gain a deeper insight into the process of pregnancy. The book also outlines practical instructions for simple exercises and breathing techniques, enabling you to create a yoga and breathing program that works uniquely for you. An accompanying audio CD helps you practice breathing exercises that are designed to help control labor pains. There are also plenty of further resources and even a guide to using yoga to help postnatal recovery.
You can also visit teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry--this book gives you one-, five-, and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started.
About the Author
Uma Dinsmore-Tuli is a yoga therapist, writer, lecturer and trainer who has been practicing yoga since she was four years old, and teaching yoga since 1994.
Table of Contents
quick flick guide
audio CD contents
yoga and pregnancy: natural partners
the essence of yoga in practice
the physical body: earth
the energy body: water
the mental/emotional body: fire
the wisdom body: air/space
the joy body: ether/space
yoga for birth
yoga for post-natal recovery
taking it further