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
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.
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.
Your words for the Feminine......
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