S-T-R-E-T-C-H, STRENGTHEN, AND MEDITATE—WITH YOUR BABY Practicing yoga with your baby—as you hold your baby, have your baby next to you, or have your baby leaning against your thighs or atop your belly—is a wonderful way to add joy to your first year together. Popular yoga teacher Jyothi Larson shares the specially adapted yoga poses she has taught to hundreds of moms and their “Buddha babies,” her term for the happy and calm babies in her classes. Whether you are new to yoga or an experienced student, whatever shape you are in, you are in the perfect place to practice yoga. In this beautifully illustrated book with easy-to-follow instructions, Larson presents twenty routines that help you get back in shape faster as you bond with your baby. Included are: • prenatal yoga, with a focus on the last trimester • what to do after birth through the first six weeks, with special poses for women who have had C-sections • modified yoga poses that respect your changing post-pregnancy body and give all of yoga’s benefits—stretching, strengthening, and relaxing • fun yoga moves that encourage your baby’s natural flexibility and growth • breathing and relaxation exercises as well as partner postures and much more! Experience the joy of yoga while bonding with your baby.
An Annotated Bibliography of Works in English, 1981–2005
Author: Daren Callahan
Category: Sports & Recreation
Millions of people practice some form of yoga, but they often do so without a clear understanding of its history, traditions, and purposes. This comprehensive bibliography, designed to assist researchers, practitioners, and general readers in navigating the extensive yoga literature, lists and comments upon English–language yoga texts published since 1981. It includes entries for more than 2,400 scholarly as well as popular works, manuals, original Sanskrit source text translations, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, and master’s theses. Entries are arranged alphabetically by author for easy access, while thorough author, title, and subject indexes will help readers find books of interest.
Nurturing Massage for Pregnancy is one of the most comprehensive books available for massage students and licensed massage therapists who treat pregnant, laboring, and postpartum clients. The author is a highly skilled perinatal massage instructor who is also a registered nurse, childbirth educator, and doula. Written in clear and direct language, this useful guide offers step by step instructions for hundreds of techniques useful during the pregnancy, labor, and postpartum periods, including general techniques and those specific to common complaints. While focused on general Swedish massage, the book also integrates myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, acupressure, and reflexology, as well as complementary bodywork methodologies such as the use of breath and visualizations, stretches, hydrotherapy, and aromatherapy. Contraindications and precautions are examined thoroughly, health intakes forms are discussed with sample forms pictured, and case studies help highlight concerns and considerations. Video clips are available online for viewing specific technique demonstrations.
Author: Barbara Montgomery Dossey,Lynn Keegan,Cathie Guzzetta
Pubpsher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice guides nurses in the art and science of holistic nursing and offers ways of thinking, practicing, and responding to bring healing to the forefront of healthcare. Using self-assessments, relaxation, imagery nutrition, and exercise, it presents expanded strategies for enhancing psychophysiology. The Fourth Edition addresses both basic and advanced strategies for integrating complementary and alternative interventions into the clinical practice.
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
A comprehensive guide to health and fitness for active women answers helpful questions about the health risks associated with various exercise programs or sports, how to decide which workout program is appropriate, nutrition and supplements, body image and weight issues, injury prevention and recovery, and other important topics. Original.