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The Woman's Book of Yoga and Health: A Lifelong Guide to Wellness by Linda Sparrowe, Patricia Walden


Yoga for Wellbeing

Publisher: Shambhala; First Printing First Edition edition (December 3, 2002)
ISBN: 978-1570624704
Paperback / Hardcover: 352 pages
About: The Woman's Book of Yoga and Health is the first comprehensive book about women's health issues and how to treat them with yoga. The authors offer a complete yoga program for general health as well as pose sequences that address specific health problems—all in the Iyengar tradition, which targets health needs more than other forms of yoga. For example, in the first part of the book, Patricia Walden has organized three chapters showing yoga poses with clear instructions that tell how to get into each pose and describe its benefits: chapter 1 is the Essential Sequence for all women, and includes modifications for people who cannot or should not do all the poses; chapter 2 is the Restorative Sequence for stress relief and relaxation; chapter 3 contains advanced poses that energize and tone...