Plan a childbirth that's calm, natural, and self-empowered with The Yoga Birth Method.
Author: Dorothy Guerra
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Plan a childbirth that’s calm, natural, and self-empowered with The Yoga Birth Method. Applying the wisdom of yoga throughout the stages of pregnancy and labor, author Dorothy Guerra presents an eight-step pathway for connecting with your mind, body, and spirit from start to finish. This easy-to-use guide will help you prepare for a positive and joyful childbirth. Learn how to manage pain, eliminate anxiety, and encourage labor progression with breathing and meditation techniques, affirmations, and yoga poses. Couples choose an intention that becomes a focal point for embracing a calm state of mind throughout the physical and emotional challenges of labor. You’ll also find guidance in drafting a birth plan, labor-support techniques for birth partners, helpful illustrations, information on medical intervention, and a “go to” chapter with detailed advice on all stages of labor to use when the big day arrives. Praise: “A beautiful mind-body-spirit approach to birth!”—Penny Simkin, PT, author of The Birth Partner
Authoritative yet thoroughly accessible, this user-friendly book provides yoga techniques for your journey from bump to birth and beyond, helping you to deal with all the physical and emotional changes you experience along the way.
Author: Tara Lee
Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers
Authoritative yet thoroughly accessible, this user-friendly book provides yoga techniques for your journey from bump to birth and beyond, helping you to deal with all the physical and emotional changes you experience along the way. The authors explain the importance of breathwork to relax your body and reduce stress. They also provide guided meditations and visualisations to help you feel calm and positive, as well as fully illustrated step-by-step routines to energise you and relieve muscle tension and pain. There's a guide to the beneficial postures for a range of common pregnancy-related conditions, including back pain, breathlessness and swollen ankles, and there's detailed advice on preparing for labour and childbirth. The book concludes with a range of post-natal exercises to get you back in shape and energised as a new mum. Throughout, the emphasis is on how every woman can take charge of her whole self to ensure a happy and healthy pregnancy and birth. The foreword by internationally celebrated Dr Gowri Motha, creator of the Gentle Birth Method, reinforces the message that pregnancy and childbirth is a positive experience to cherish and enjoy.
With a preface by Michel Odent, M.D. Waterbirth is an all-natural, gentle, pain-
reducing, and empowering birthing method, in which mother and infant start out
their new life together in a relaxing and familiar environment. A yoga instructor
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This work offers guidance and instruction in yoga for a healthy pregnancy and gentle birth. The central section of the book is devoted to detailed descriptions of postures and movements and includes photos illustrating the postures.
Author: Jeannine Parvati Baker
This work offers guidance and instruction in yoga for a healthy pregnancy and gentle birth. The central section of the book is devoted to detailed descriptions of postures and movements and includes photos illustrating the postures. Throughout, the author offers advice to the mother-to-be and promotes a woman's right to make her own choices about the birthing environment and the method of her baby's delivery.
UERRA Plan a childbirth that's calm, natural, and enlightened. The Yoga Birth
Method is an empowering eightstep pathway to achieving a positive and joyful
birth experience. Applying the wisdom of yoga to childbirth, Dorothy Guerra offers
Author: Melanie C. Klein
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
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
Lasater, J. H. Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life (Berkeley,
California: Rodmell Press, 2000). Full of encouraging references to family life and
the incorporation of yoga into daily experience. Motha, G. Gentle Birth Method ...
Author: Uma Dinsmore-Tuli
Publisher: Hachette UK
Yoga is an awareness of the link between breath, mind and body. The connection benefits the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing at all stages of life, but very noticeably during pregnancy. Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth offers you and your birth partner an effective, uniquely holistic technique which will help you maximise your health and wellbeing throughout pregnancy and beyond. It shows how to use yoga to give you a deeper insight into the process of pregnancy and create a yoga and breathing program which works uniquely for you and your baby. Learn a full range of adapted yoga postures intended to provide comfort, build stability and support the changes in your body. Breathing exercises will promote calm, boost vitality and help control labour pains, while yogic pelvic floor practices promote healthy tone and flexibility. And downloadable audio helps you set the pace of your breathing. Your pregnancy is a remarkable journey; learn how to use yoga to increase your comfort and control, and develop the skills to approach your labour with confidence. ABOUT THE SERIES People have been learning with Teach Yourself since 1938. With a vast range of practical, how-to guides covering language learning, lifestyle, hobbies, business, psychology and self-help, there's a Teach Yourself book for whatever you want to do. Join more than 60 million people who have reached their goals with Teach Yourself, and never stop learning.
In this complete guide to waterbirth, a yoga instructor and mother of five "water babies" relates her own experiences in the tub while providing the important information that every parent needs to understand, prepare for, and undertake ...
Author: Lakshmi Bertram
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
Waterbirth is an all-natural, gentle, pain-reducing, fulfilling, and empowering birthing method, in which mother and infant start their new life together in a relaxing and deeply familiar environment: warm water. But is it safe? How does water reduce the pain? And is it really more beneficial to your baby? In this complete guide to waterbirth, a yoga instructor and mother of five "water babies" relates her own experiences in the tub while providing the important information that every parent needs to understand, prepare for, and undertake waterbirthing: The basics of natural birthHow water immersion promotes the feeling of well-being while reducing painHow to locate birthing facilities, practitioners, and tubsExercises designed to relax and strengthen the motherHow to create the ideal birthing environmentPractical advise for breast-feeding, baby massage, and more In addition, Choosing Waterbirth contains a complete prenatal yoga program with exercises and breathing and relaxation techniques designed to prepare the mother for an easier labor and delivery. More than 80 photos, including some of the author giving birth in water, bring the experience vividly to life. If you are interested in creating a loving, positive, empowering, and fulfilling birth experience, Choosing Waterbirth will provide you with all the information, practical guidance, and insight you'll ever need.
The Yoga Birth Method is an empowering eightstep pathway to achieving a
positive and joyful birth experience. Applying the wisdom of yoga to childbirth,
Dorothy Guerraoffers a solid plan for managing the mind, body, and spirit
Author: Shawn A. Tassone
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Follow the Hero’s Journey from Pregnancy to Motherhood Filled with unique insights into the spiritual nature of pregnancy, this compassionate guide takes you, the expectant mother, and your loved ones along a “hero’s journey” of discovery. Each trimester correlates to a stage of the epic journey where emotional, spiritual, and physical connections heighten your awareness of yourself and your unborn child. Through these stages, the mundane and everyday are elevated to the sublime and transformative. With their extensive training and experience in allopathic wellness and integrative medicine, Shawn A. Tassone and Kathryn M. Landherr have created a book full of guided meditations, journaling exercises, and spiritual traditions from a variety of cultures. Spiritual Pregnancy also includes yoga postures created by popular doula and pregnant-fit yoga instructor Jennifer (Wolfe) More for specific times throughout pregnancy. Praise: "Spiritual Pregnancy presents birth as the spiritual initiation it truly is. I highly recommend this deeply moving book."—Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause “. . . the information shared by the authors will show future mothers how to unify the two lives within them during pregnancy.”—Bernie Siegel, MD, author of Love, Medicine and Miracles “Spiritual Pregnancy is the best guide I know on developing, nourishing, and sustaining [the mother-infant bond].”—Larry Dossey, MD, author of Healing Words “Expert integrative obstetricians, [the authors] guide you through the traditions of the ancients, and illuminate the vibrant path to your own heroine’s journey.” —Victoria Maizes, MD, Executive Director of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine “From the practical to the profound, I'm confident you will find what you are looking for within this book's pages. I highly recommend it.”—Tieraona Low Dog, MD, Fellowship Director at University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine “Spiritual Pregnancy does an incredible job at marrying the physical and the spiritual . . . It will be a great resource to anyone having a baby and it makes me proud to be an ob-gyn.” — Jeniffer Ashton, MD, leading medical correspondent for ABC and ob-gyn physician
Check out Katy Appleton from Apple Yoga's bonus video on prenatal yoga and
different types of positions at www.thecalmbirthschool.com/ bookbonuses When
movement is more restricted You may find yourself lying on your back if you need
Author: Suzy Ashworth
Publisher: Hay House UK Limited
"Birth is a natural and normal event and, while it can be unpredictable, this book will show you how you can make it a gentle and enjoyable experience. In The Calm Birth Method, hypnobirthing expert Suzy Ashworth helps you to build confidence in your body and its abilities, and shares practical techniques to support you so that, no matter what happens, you feel prepared."--Back cover.
It consists of essays by practitioners of alternative birthing methods , plus
homeopathic and herbal remedies . Appendices ... It presents a yoga more in
tune with the lunar force and more flowing than traditional hatha yoga . It teaches
Publications list included in certain issues.
Some include information from the two previously mentioned techniques , and
some are offshoots that explore one particular area . Two options that might be
available in your area are active birth classes that teach yoga techniques to
Author: Amy L. Sutton
Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated
Basic Consumer Health Information about Conception and Pregnancy, Including Facts about Fertility, Infertility, Pregnancy Symptoms and Complications, Fetal Growth and Development, Labor, Delivery, and the Postpartum Period, as Well as Information about Maintaining Health and Wellness during Pregnancy and Caring for a Newborn Along with Information about Public Health Assistance for Low-Income Pregnant Women, a Glossary, and Directories of Agencies and Organizations Providing Help and Support.
What is the method of Sri Aurobindo ' s Yoga ? It is at once simple and complex .
Simple , because its guiding principles are easy to grasp and few in number ;
complex , bacause it has to adapt itself to the infinite diversity of the life and being
Author: Aurobindo Ghose
Publisher: Hyderabad, India : Institute of Human Study
On the philosophy and works of Aurobindo Ghose, 1872-1950, Indian philosopher; scholarly articles.
" This volume brings together a comprehensive selection of SriAurobindo's letters pertaining to the practice of this discipline.
Author: Sri Aurobindo
Publisher: Lotus Press
Between 1927 and 1950, Sri Aurobindo--one of the foremost Indian philosophersof the 20th century--perfected a new kind of spiritual practice he called the"Integral Yoga." This volume brings together a comprehensive selection of SriAurobindo's letters pertaining to the practice of this discipline.
This may be summed up in these words from one of his letters : “ The way of
Yoga followed here has a purpose different from ... But in the Ashram the
discipline does not follow any fixed method , but is “ an inner practice conducted
under the ...
Festschrift commemorating the 125th birth anniversary of The Mother, 1872-1950; includes extracts, sayings, memoirs on her life, and spiritual work along with her mentor, Aurobindo Ghose, 1872-1950.