Geeta Iyengar's Guide to a Woman's Yoga Practice
Guide to a Woman's Yoga Practice. Iyengar Yoga methodology focus on women and their menstrual cycles.
Geeta Iyengar's Guide to a Woman's Yoga Practice features 850 photos on how to practice Iyengar Yoga with a focus on the menstrual cycle. Geeta’s guide reveals some aspects of Iyengar Yoga methodology, including how to support poses for a specific purpose. The majority of the photos in this yoga book are shown with standard Iyengar Yoga props, making this a useful reference guide.
Additionally, a few poses amongst the chapters of this volume show examples of how to use typical household furniture as props to achieve the desired shape and effect of an asana or for pranayama practice.
Chapter 1: normal menstrual sequence
Chapter 2: sequences for problematic menses
Chapter 3: a post-menstrual sequence
Chapter 4: pre-menstrual sequences including suggestions for irregular cycles
Chapter 5: a case study of a woman with complex problems involving her cycle with sequences to alleviate specific ailments
Author: Lois Steinberg, PhD