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The human body is a vastly complex system, and the female body in particular is endowed with its own special array of miracles and challenges.  Here are titles that focus specifically on some of the many psychological and physiological phenomena of womanhood.

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  1. Yoga Mama

    Yoga Mama

    The Practitioner’s Guide to Prenatal Yoga

    • by
    • Linda Sparrowe
    You’ve been doing yoga for years. It’s an integral part of the way you live, move, and breathe. And now you’re having a baby. If you’re like most women, your body probably feels foreign, your mind a bit cloudy, and your once-solid practice confusing as you move through pregnancy and birthing into motherhood.Yoga Mama can help. A perfect companion for any woman who wants to continue her yoga practice during… Read More

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  2. Hunger, Hope, and Healing

    Hunger, Hope, and Healing

    A Yoga Approach to Reclaiming Your Relationship to Your Body and Food

    • by
    • Sarahjoy Marsh
    Yoga philosophy and practice are increasingly being used therapeutically to help people overcome disordered eating patterns—like overeating, food addiction, and stress eating—and the resulting emotional distress they can cause. Sarahjoy Marsh offers a program using yoga to address food-centered behaviors and body image issues. She illuminates the nature of addiction and offers a methodical approach to recovery that is neither dogmatic nor rigid; rather, it is compassionate, hopeful, and deliberate.Full… Read More

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  3. Yoga for Pregnancy

    Yoga for Pregnancy

    What Every Mom-to-Be Needs to Know

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    • Judith Hanson Lasater
    Drawing on her experience as a mother, a yoga teacher, and a physical therapist, author Judith Lasater, PhD presents a comprehensive and easy-to-follow program of yoga poses and breathing practices. These will help the mother to stay flexible and healthy throughout the pregnancy, remain present during the challenges of labor and delivery, and care for herself during the postpartum period. In addition, the author has created a special section called… Read More

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  4. The Mindful Way through Pregnancy

    The Mindful Way through Pregnancy

    Meditation, Yoga, and Journaling for Expectant Mothers

    • by
    • Susan Piver
    Pregnancy is a time of wonder and of momentous change, both emotionally and physically. For many women, it is a time like no other in their lives, filled with excitement and awe but also with great uncertainty and vulnerability. This book-and-audio program brings together writings and simple daily practices for bringing the transformative power of mindfulness to this special time. The Mindful Way through Pregnancy features: •… Read More

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  5. The Heart and Soul of Sex

    The Heart and Soul of Sex

    Exploring the Sexual Mysteries

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    • Gina Ogden
    Drawing on the results of her unique national sex survey—and on decades of clinical practice as a sex therapist—Gina Ogden offers a revolutionary exploration of women’s sexual experience. The best sex, say thousands of women, doesn’t just happen in the body. It is multidimensional, connecting body, mind, heart, and soul. In The Heart and Soul of Sex, Ogden coaches readers to fully realize the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects… Read More

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  6. Beauty Pure and Simple

    Beauty Pure and Simple

    The Ayurvedic Approach to Beautiful Skin

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    • Kristen Ma
    A radiant complexion can be yours through the ancient science of Ayurveda. Kristen Ma invites you to expand your skin-care consciousness to incorporate elements from this millennia-old system of wellness from India, along with principles supported by the latest scientific research on skin biology. Her practical guidelines are safe and easy to follow—and marvelously effective for nurturing healthy and beautiful skin. Ma explains both skin biology and the basics… Read More

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  7. Yoga for Breast Care

    Yoga for Breast Care

    What Every Woman Needs to Know

    • by
    • Bobby Clennell
    Breast health is a sensitive subject, and breast problems can leave women feeling vulnerable on many levels. In Yoga for Breast Care, senior Iyengar yoga teacher Bobby Clennell offers a comprehensive program of asana (poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques) to support breast health. Divided into five parts, this book is designed for beginning and seasoned practioners:Part 1: About the Breasts discusses breast development and structure and lymphatic and hormonal systems,… Read More

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  8. Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives

    Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives

    Guidance and Reflections on Recovery from Eating Disorders

    • edited by
    • Aimee Liu
    Full recovery from an eating disorder is possible. Despite what you may have been led to believe, most people with anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder are able to completely restore their health and well-being. But how does this happen? Author Aimee Liu has woven together dozens of first-person accounts of recovery to create a break-through roadmap for healing from an eating disorder. Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our LivesRead More

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  9. The Woman's Yoga Book

    The Woman's Yoga Book

    Asana and Pranayama for all Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

    • by
    • Bobby Clennell
    Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Bobby Clennell brings decades of yoga study and teaching experience to The Woman’s Yoga Book. She offers a comprehensive program of asana (yoga poses) and pranayama (breathing exercises) designed to support menstrual health from menarche to menopause, along with nutritional and lifestyle information for those times off the yoga mat.Yoga sequences are given for each phase of the menstrual cycle:premenstrual: poses to stabilizemenstruation: poses to restorepostmenstrual:… Read More

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  10. Women's Qigong for Health and Longevity

    Women's Qigong for Health and Longevity

    A Practical Guide for Women Forty and Older

    • by
    • Deborah Davis
    Here is a detailed, easy-to-use guidebook for women forty and older on how to use gentle but powerful traditional Chinese exercises, breathing techniques, massage, meditation, and vocalizations to promote health, fitness, relaxation, and mental clarity; improve stamina; and even treat specific health concerns. Acupuncturist and longtime qigong practitioner Deborah Davis explains the traditional Chinese approach to health and the various components of qigong practice; gives general health routines for women… Read More

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