The Woman's Yoga Book: Asana and Pranayama for All Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

In The Woman's Yoga Book, senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Bobby Clennell offers a comprehensive program of asana (yoga poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques) designed to support menstrual health from menarche to menopause, along with nutritional and lifestyle information for those times off the yoga mat. With over 30 years of teaching experience, she encourages women to draw on the strength that comes from practicing women’s yoga. A former professional animator, Bobby Clennell has used her skill in rendering 735 illustrations that teach right along with her text.

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By Tami (Calgary, Canada) · ★★★★★ · April 15, 2012
Except for reproductive purposes, I think most woman think very little about their cycles. When we are trying to conceive, we become interested in increasing our chances of reproductive success but apart from that our monthly cycle is more of a burden than anything. In our hectic lives, we don`t... ...more
By Anne (Danvers, MA) · ★★★☆☆ · July 24, 2008
I wouldn't recommend this book to a) people trying to find out about yoga, or b) people looking for a new yoga routine. It uses a LOT of props (bolsters, blocks, straps, folded blankets), uses only the hard to remember Hindu (?) words for the positions, and has a organizational structure that lea... ...more
By Andrea (The United States) · ★★★★★ · March 14, 2013
In an easy-to-read layout, Clennell gives us sequences to benefit our bodies during the different phases of the menstrual cycle. The additional wisdom shared about how to care for our female bodies is invaluable to me! She goes in depth into--and lays out more yoga sequences for--other topics suc... ...more
By Sara (Portland, OR) · ★★★★★ · April 27, 2008
...a fantastic tool...
...another book that i borrowed from the library, but one that i would like to add to my permanent collection.
i think this one is a must for all female yogis! ...more