Basic Guidelines Some simple suggestions for cultivating a balanced cycle in yoga for yourself and your students - updated 4/2019

Abhyanga Massage by Cyd Bernstein

Menopause - The Yoga Way by Ellen Sanders - Yoga Journal article from 1996

Women’s Resources - Books - Revised April 2019

Why Belly Work - MP article

Lost on a Linear Trajectory - MP article

Poems/readings 4/27/19

Interesting Links:
Knowing Your Cycle: https://nicolejardim.com/the-fifth-vital-sign-master-your-cycles-and-optimize-your-fertility-with-lisa-hendrickson-jack/

Belly Goddess - Angela Farmer - Feminine Unfolding: https://youtu.be/soA-PHxcgbI

Eve Ensler - Suddenly My Body - https://www.ted.com/talks/eve_ensler?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

Audios by MP:
Audio for Peak of Cycle - Simple Soak - Squeeze - Soak Restorative Practice

Audio for simple beginning belly work - just to get this 2nd cakra area waking up pre a deeper practice!

Womb-Water Pranayama -25 mins

2nd Cakra meditation - V simple 15 minute med

If I have time, I will put up a short metta meditation for those that missed it at the end of class - We all need more metta! Poems in last practice are in the Poem file above

For those who enjoy a more traditional vinyasa practice, there is an abdominal vinyasa download available in the store.

 

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Deep Feminine 2019

Below are some articles and info that may be of use to you. Please consider sending feedback to me if you have any. This is a dialogue not a monologue and many other women may benefit from the feedback and reflections that you share about this kind of work.

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Your words for the Feminine......


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