Every Woman's Yoga: How to Incorporate Strength, Flexibility, and Balance into Your Life

Every Woman's Yoga: How to Incorporate Strength, Flexibility, and Balance into Your Life

by Jaime Stover Schmitt
     
 

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Yoga truly is for every woman. Its therapeutic and healing powers are vast— its benefits range from strengthening and toning to stress and pain relief, from childbirth preparation to easing through the menopause transition. Every Woman's Yoga focuses on specific yoga practices that are most suitable for women. Whether you are already into yoga, or just

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Overview

Yoga truly is for every woman. Its therapeutic and healing powers are vast— its benefits range from strengthening and toning to stress and pain relief, from childbirth preparation to easing through the menopause transition. Every Woman's Yoga focuses on specific yoga practices that are most suitable for women. Whether you are already into yoga, or just getting started, this informative guide will help you nurture your mind, body, and soul.
Come discover how yoga can:
·Help reduce signs of aging and decrease stress
·Relieve the discomfort of pregnancy, menstruation, and menopause
·Build strength and promote flexibility to support bone health
·Support recovery from breast cancer treatment
·Ease incontinence, digestion, and elimination
·Reduce fatigue and depression
·Promote inner beauty, build confidence, and manage weight

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This practical guide, based on the time-honored wisdom of yoga philosophy, will inspire women to move toward wholeness, vitality, and balance in a gentle manner." — Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D., spiritual head, Himalayan Institute
"Grounded in the most authentic teachings of yoga and happily avoiding the bells and whistles of 'brand-name yogas,' this simple and elegant book will be a joy for the woman who works with it regularly." — Rudolph Ballentine, M.D., author of Radical Healing
"With firm moorings in traditional yoga, Every Woman's Yoga encompasses many of the lofty principles of classical yoga while being extremely practical and useful to every woman." — Srivatsa Ramaswami, author of Yoga for the Three Stages of Life
"From strengthening to relaxation to soul connection, Jaime has created a beautifully thorough book for all women at any stage of life." — Colette Crawford, R.N., director, Seattle Holistic Center
"Every Woman's Yoga is an excellent guidebook for women of all ages and cultures. Jaime Stover Schmitt has written a masterful work on the ancient, life-generating practice of yoga evoking the feminine spirit of healing and nurturance." — Swamini Mayatitananda (formerly Bri. Maya Tiwari), author of The Path of Practice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761537229
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
10/22/2002
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

Jaime Stover Schmitt, Ed.D., C.M.A., is the founder and director of Spanda, a yoga therapy education program that grew out of her private yoga movement therapy practice of 15 years. Dr. Schmitt is also a faculty member of the Himalayan Institute, a teacher at the Kripalu Center, and a contributor to Yoga International Magazine. She lives in the New York metropolitan area.

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