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Yoga for Pregnancy

Ninety-Two Safe, Gentle Stretches Appropriate for Pregnant Women & New Mothers

Sandra Jordan

St. Martin's Griffin

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.

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YOGA FOR PREGNANCY
Chapter 1THE PELVIC TILTING POSESThe proper positioning of the pelvis is the key to correct posture. The placement of the pelvis determines the curves of the spine. When the pelvis is correctly placed, the supporting structures above it will move into balance. All in all it is an awareness of good posture which will bring the whole body into alignment.A normal back has four curves. They form an S shape. The lower back and neck are concave curves - they curve inward toward the front of the body. The tailbone area and the upper back are convex curves - they curve outward away
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"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.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Sandra Jordan

  • Sandra Jordan, 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.
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Ninety-Two Safe, Gentle Stretches Appropriate for Pregnant Women & New Mothers

Sandra Jordan

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St. Martin's Griffin

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