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Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood

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Safe Practice for Expectant & New Mothers



Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood features safe yoga practice for expectant & new mothers.

It comes with a hardcover, in a large format (A4), with more than 350 colour photos. Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood is the indispensable volume for every woman who wishes to continue her yoga practice during pregnancy and the first 18 months of motherhood. This yoga book has a strong emphasis on safety, it offers guidance, reassurance, and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. Photographs carefully guide readers through every asana, highlighting variations for safe practice. Plus safety rankings for each trimester of pregnancy, call-outs listing benefits and cautions, and detailed instructions for proper anatomical alignment and Pranayama breathing.

Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood is officially sanctioned by B.K.S. Iyengar, who has also written the foreword.

Author: Geeta Iyengar, Rita Keller, and Kertin Khattab
443 pages

PART 1 - An Introduction to Yoga, Motherhood, and Pregnancy

CHAPTER 1: Philosophical Background
CHAPTER 2: Preparing for Pregnancy

PART 2 - Yoga During Pregnancy
CHAPTER 3: Detailed Descriptions of Asanas for All Students
CHAPTER 4: Sequences of Asanas for Beginners
CHAPTER 5: Sequences of Asanas for Advanced Students
CHAPTER 6: Delivery

PART 3 - Yoga After Delivery
CHAPTER 7: Immediately After Delivery
CHAPTER 8: Detailed Descriptions of Asanas for Beginners and Advanced Students
CHAPTER 9: Problems A-Z

PART 4 - Miscellaneous
CHAPTER 1: Anatomy, Physiology and Procreation
CHAPTER 2: Ayurvedic Recipes and Health Tips-During Pregnancy
CHAPTER 3: Ayurvedic Recipes and Health Tips-After Pregnancy


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