Goddess to the Core: An Inspired Workout to Maximize Your Fitness, Beauty & Power
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Goddess to the Core: An Inspired Workout to Maximize Your Fitness, Beauty & Power

by Sierra Bender, Jeff Migdow
     
 

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Women are constantly faced with choices and demands. They can achieve great success in life, yet they still have a deep, nurturing center that longs to be expressed and fulfilled. They want to be a leader for their families and communities, and attain all that they desire, require, and deserve. How can women fully manifest their power while honoring their fluid and

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Women are constantly faced with choices and demands. They can achieve great success in life, yet they still have a deep, nurturing center that longs to be expressed and fulfilled. They want to be a leader for their families and communities, and attain all that they desire, require, and deserve. How can women fully manifest their power while honoring their fluid and flexible feminine nature?

After traveling down this road herself, Sierra Bender experienced a hard-won spiritual breakthrough and discovered that the answers to her questions couldn't be found in traditional healing systems or in our spiritually disconnected society-they were found, quite simply, within.

In Goddess to the Core, Sierra offers a new way of living with true power and purpose by redefining fitness, beauty, and power for the twenty-first-century woman. Her unique method of healing from the inside out breaks the cycle of stress and disempowerment by developing all four bodies-spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical-to help women reclaim, restore, and rejoice in their core feminine essence.

  • Cultivate inner knowing to understand one's true nature
  • Learn silence so the mind and heart can evaluate and reflect
  • Work with the breath to deepen emotional intelligence
  • Gain a stronger, leaner, more stable muscular foundation

Using an innovative mix of yoga techniques and indigenous spiritual tools such as smudging, prayer, ritual, and meditation, Sierra offers women practical guidance and inspiration for taking back vital energy while rediscovering happiness, health and wellness, inside and out.

Praise:
"Her unique integrative program offers women a blend of ancient and modern, spiritual and physical tools for strengthening themselves from the inside out. When women leave her workshop at Omega, their transformation is absolutely visible!" —Carla Goldstein, Director of the Women's Leadership Center at the Omega Institute

". . . a force of nature, an inspired teacher who has through direct experience created an astonishing technique of transformation certain to reveal the goddess within." —Wade Davis, Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society and bestselling author of One River and The Serpent and the Rainbow

"She has seemingly interminable knowledge about how to help women 'be women.' She herself is challenging, compassionate, and radiantly confident, a model of how to balance the warrior and goddess energies women have." —Sharon M., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School executive coach for women

"Sierra Bender is not an academic who was dying to teach because she was afraid of living; she is a "Warrior of Life" who can teach because she allowed nearly dying to release her to discover living." —Warren Farrell, Ph.D., author of Why Men Are the Way They Are and Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738715032
Publisher:
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Pages:
318
Sales rank:
785,948
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Sierra Bender is a lifestyle educator and fitness trainer whose work has been featured at the Omega Institute, Kripalu, and numerous Mind Body Spirit expos across the country. She also leads health and fitness retreats, sacred tours and adventures throughout the world. For over 25 years she has practiced yoga and lives a natural lifestyle connecting and building relationships with indigenous tribes throughout North America, South America, Asia and Australia.

She has been featured in several magazines including Fit Yoga, Shape, Marie Claire, Body+Soul and others, and her clients include celebrities, Olympic and professional athletes, and Wall Street & Fortune 500 CEO's.

Sierra has blended her knowledge and training to create Sierra Bender 4 Body Fit, a wholistic fitness, health and healing program that is designed specifically for women. It is suitable for women of all fitness levels and addresses health and wellness spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically. Sierra's well-known retreat Boot Camp for Goddesses®, Goddess Sacred Tours & Adventures and the Sierra Bender Wholistic Yoga Therapy Teacher Training helps women tap into their feminine strength.

She learned the healing practices of the Qero, Shipibo and Inca shamans in Peru, and for over a decade studied at the Kundalini Ashram in New Mexico with Yogi Bhajan and Native American medicine men and women.

Sierra is a certified Prana Yoga and Kripalu Yoga teacher, Kripalu bodyworker, massage therapist, personal fitness trainer, medical intuitive, energy healer and Quantum Physics specialist. She has also trained in exercise physiology, nutrition, aromatherapy, menopausal health, addictions and abuse.

For more information, go to: www.SierraBender.com.

Jeff Migdow, M.D. (Massachusetts) maintains a holistic medical practice and has over 30 years of experience practicing yoga. The former director of the Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training Program, he writes about and teaches yoga, holistic health, and medicine.

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