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Yoga and Fertility: A Journey to Health and Healing [NOOK Book]

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Yoga and Fertility: A Journey to Health and Healing: is for those who have never done yoga before, as well as those with yoga experience, or who are currently taking a yoga class. Personal stories are woven into the text, so that women can relate to the author and others who have struggled with fertility challenges. The book includes suggestions for friends and family members to help them better understand the...
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Yoga and Fertility: A Journey to Health and Healing

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Overview

Yoga and Fertility: A Journey to Health and Healing: is for those who have never done yoga before, as well as those with yoga experience, or who are currently taking a yoga class. Personal stories are woven into the text, so that women can relate to the author and others who have struggled with fertility challenges. The book includes suggestions for friends and family members to help them better understand the issues.


Yoga and Fertility: A Journey to Health and Healing:



  • Offers yoga practices that women or couples struggling with fertility can do at home, or can use to modify their current yoga practices to better support fertility
  • Helps women better understand some of the impediments to fertility, and how yoga practices can help overcome these
  • Motivates women and couples to use simple yoga, breathing and meditation practices to reduce the stress involved in fertility challenges
  • Briefly discusses other ways to support fertility, including diet, lifestyle, exercise, and complementary medicine such as acupuncture and massage
;Introduction; Chapter 1: What is Yoga for Fertility?; Chapter 2: Endocrine System; Chapter 3: Getting Started; Chapter 4: Beginning Your Cycle (Your Period); Chapter 5: First Half of Your Cycle (End of Period Until Ovulation); Chapter 6: Second Half of Your Cycle (Ovulation On); Chapter 7: What About Men??; Chapter 8: Breathwork, Meditation, Visualization and Manifestation; Chapter 9: Using Yoga in Conjunction with Other Treatment Methodologies; Chapter 10: Lifestyle and Fertility; Conclusion; Index
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Editorial Reviews

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"Yoga and Fertility is a great resource for women seeking to optimize their fertility Take full advantage of this powerful tool."-Nancy A. Klein, MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, Seattle Reproductive Medicine, Seattle, WA

"Lynn and Jill provide an easy-to-follow program to take you through poses that enhance each phase of the menstrual cycle, regardless of your familiarity with yoga."-Randine Lewis, LAc, PhD, FABORM, Author of The e Infertility Cure and The e Way of the Fertile Soul

"This is a beautiful and informative book that will give hope and help to many women."-Angela Farmer, International Yoga Teacher, Lesvos, Greece

"Those who are interested in practicing yoga in the context of their path to parenthood, whether they are yoga novices or long-time practitioners, will find in this book a very easy-to-follow guide to poses, breathing, and relaxation."-Cathryn Booth-Laforce, PhD, RYT, Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

"Jill and Lynn have created an informative guide for people who are trying to conceive and wish to incorporate yoga into their own journey to parenthood."-Lora Shahine, MD, FACOG, Pacific NW Fertility and IVF Specialists, Seattle, WA

"Yoga and Fertility is a terrific resource for women who are trying to overcome fertility challenges or just starting to prepare for conception."-Judy Simon, MS, RD, Mind Body Nutrition, PLLC & University of Washington Medical Center Faculty and Dietitian,www.mind-body-nutrition.com, Seattle, WA

"Yoga and Fertility provides guidance that can benefit men or women, in other words, anyone wanting to have more of the life they truly desire."-Rod Stryker, Founder of ParaYoga, Author of The Four Desires

"I know this book will be a valuable resource and recommend it highly."-Angela Thyer, MD, Seattle Reproductive Medicine, Seattle, WA

" An amazing step-by-step guide to the most beneficial yoga postures for fertility, scientifically shown to elicit the relaxation response."-Kathryn Simmons Flynn, Founder of Fertile Foods and Author of Cooking for Fertility, www.fertilefoods.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617051111
  • Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/12/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 866,894
  • File size: 36 MB
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Meet the Author

Jill Mahrlig Petigara, E-RYT, MA, a registered yoga teacher since 2001, has helped many women struggling with fertility through both her work as a Fertility Yoga Teacher and as a volunteer with Resolve, the National Infertility Association. She teaches group and private classes in Atlanta where she lives with her beautiful family.
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Table of Contents

Introduction. Who We Are and Why We're Writing this Book Chapter 1. What is Yoga for Fertility?
Chapter 2. Getting Started Chapter 3. First Half of Your Cycle Chapter 4: Second Half of Your Cycle Chapter 5. On Your Period Chapter 6. The Positive Pregnancy Test Chapter 7. More practices for Fertility Support Chapter 8. Hormones and Energy Centers Chapter 9. Lifestyle and Fertility Chapter 10. Other Modalities for Fertility Support
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    Posted October 25, 2013

    TQOM questions

    If you have any questions for the author or I just ask and I will do my best to answer them. Thqnks for reading TQOM!!!~M.

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    Posted October 22, 2013

    TQOM QUESTION

    Hi I was wondering when the next TQOM part is coming out. I've been waiting at yttl for a loooong time :).

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