Synopses & Reviews
Sandra Jordan offers yoga as a way of developing self-reliance and calmness of mind during pregancy. Practicing yoga poses with quiet mindfulness developmes a strong, supple body and the ability to breathe deeply and relax completely. Yoga for Pregnancy
provides ninety-two lyngar poses carefully chosen for their safety and effectiveness during and after pregnancy. Each pose is explained concisely, illustrated with a photograph, and clearly marked with a code that tells which postures are advised for each trimester. This is a supportive guide to safe, gentle stretches that can help pregnancy women adjust to the phsycial and mental demands of labor birth, and motherhood.
"This book provides an easy-to-follow guide to the posturse of lyengar yoga, with careful attention to their appropriateness for pregnancy. The photographs, along with concise description, are elegant in their simplicity. It will be a welcomed companion for quiet self-expression." --Sandra F. Penn, M.D.
Yoga, with its emphasis on body awareness, breathing, and relaxation, is helping growing numbers of pregnant women adjust to the physical and mental demands of labor, birth, and motherhood. Provided here are 92 Iyengar poses carefully chosen as being safe and effective during and after pregnancy. Photos.
About the Author
, mother of two boys, has taught prenatal yoga classes in Honolulu Hawaii, since 1980. She is a Certified Intermediate Iyengar Yoga Teacher and has traveled twice to India to study with Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar and Geeta Iynegar. She is the author of Yoga with a Partner.