A Woman's Guide to Tantra Yoga by Vimala McClure

By Vimala McClure

Frequently fallacious as exclusively the "yoga of sex," Tantra Yoga is extra adequately defined because the "yoga of everything," during which the religious is united with each element of lifestyles. This ebook bargains step by step directions and illustrations to give an explanation for the perform and philosophy of Tantra Yoga — tailored to the categorical actual, emotional, and religious issues of ladies. the writer explains differing equipment of meditation and mantras, respiring and rest, yoga positions, visualization, and affirmations — demonstrating how a regular regimen of meditation and yoga can carry concentration and power either bodily and spiritually. greater than a consultant to health, A Woman's consultant to Tantra Yoga brilliantly adapts the most venerable jap practices to the calls for of recent existence.

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Looking back, it makes me sad to think of all the patients I saw before I discovered yoga who might have benefited from it—many of whom didn’t find any relief in what was available. Although there are more than a hundred scientific studies that have found yoga to be an effective treatment for a variety of medical problems, from heart disease to carpal tunnel syndrome, most of this work is unknown to the average physician. While a few of these studies, mostly those done in the West, have gotten media attention here, the overwhelming majority of the scientific research into yoga takes place in India.

Yoga envisions a web of causation that is much more complex than the limited number of factors most doctors consider. In the case of heart disease, for example, it looks beyond cholesterol and blood pressure to stress and the role of the mind in perpetuating it, your emotional temperament, your connections to other people, and whether you are living your life in accordance with some larger purpose. The idea is that a wide variety of factors can affect your well-being, and the most efficient way to remedy health problems is to work on many areas simultaneously.

IYENGAR The book contains general information about the healing potential of yoga and is for informational purposes only. As each individual situation is unique, you should use proper discretion, in consultation with a health care practitioner, before undertaking any of the exercises and techniques described in this book. The author and publisher expressly disclaim responsibility for any adverse effects that may result from the use or application of the information contained in this book. HOW TO USE THIS BOOK THIS BOOK IS DIVIDED INTO THREE PARTS.

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