A Woman's Book of Yoga

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Penguin, Nov 11, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 288 pages
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Interest in yoga is at an all-time high, especially among women. Whether readers wish to begin the practice or are already involved in yoga, this innovative book will help them understand the unique benefits yoga provides for a woman's health and mental well-being.

The authors lead women of all ages through the health and life cycles specific to females by illustrating the spiritual and physical advantages of Kundalini yoga, as taught by yoga master Yogi Bhajan. Hari Khalsa applies ancient wisdom to explain how to determine and enhance one's own special relationship with the mind, body, and soul. Using his expertise on women's health issues, Dr. Siebel reveals the scientific basis for yoga's positive effects on the brain. Together, Dr. Siebel and Hari Khalsa create a dialogue of spiritualism and science, elucidating how every woman can reap the rewards of yoga for a lifetime.
 

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Contents

Yoga for You
1
Preparing to Practice
22
A Beginning Kundalini Yoga Session
36
Your Moon Centers Yogic Cycles and Transitions
55
Menstruation Caring for Your Body Mind and Moods
68
Sexuality Intimacy and PleasureThe Yoqini Way
103
Pregnancy Childbirth and Postpartum
123
Perimenopause and Menopause
156
Food and Digestion
187
SelfHealing
208
Natural Beauty
240
And the Heart Lotus Blossoms Forth
253
Natural Remedies for Common Complaints
254
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Machelle M. Siebel, M.D., is a reproductive endocrinologist at the Fertility Center of New England and a clinical professor of gynecology and obstetrics at Boston University School of Medicine. He is an expert in alternative and nutritional approaches to gynecology.
Hari Kaur Khalsa, one of the most respected Kundalini yoga and meditation teachers in the world, has created specialized programs for pregnant women, senior citizens, and youngsters. She is the Director of International Teacher Training in the United States and India.

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