Author: Sandra Jordan
Publisher: B Jain Pub.
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788131909201
This book offers Ninety-Two safe, gentle stretches appropriate for pregnancy women and new mothers. It presents most effective way to prepare for a relaxed labor and birth.
This book presents Yoga as a way of developing self-reliance and calmness of mind during pregnancy. Practicing yoga poses with quiet mindfulness develops a strong, supple body and the ability to breathe deeply and relax completely. Yoga for Pregnancy provides ninety-two Iyengar 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 pregnant women adjust to the physical and mental demands of labor, birth, and motherhood.
This book provides an easy-to-follow guide to the posture of Iyengar yoga, with careful attention to their appropriateness for pregnancy. The photographs, along with the concise descriptions, are elegant in their simplicity. It will be a welcomed companion for quiet self expression.
--- Sandra F. Penn, M.D.
When to begin Yoga during Pregnancy
How to use this book
How to Organize a program of yoga poses
1. The Pelvic tilting poses
2. The shoulder stretching and chest opening poses
3. The standing poses
4. The front hip and thigh stretching poses
5. The squatting and hip stretching poses
6. The hamstring, calf & inner thigh stretching poses
7. The twisting poses
8. The breathing awareness and relaxation poses
9. The postnatal poses
Sample program for first Trimester
Sample program for second Trimester
Sample program third Trimester