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About Cyndi Roberts
Facing liver failure, diabetes, and death, yoga, meditation and nutrition are the practices Cyndi Roberts used to save her life after a 12-year battle with severe depression, anxiety, addiction and a misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder. She has suffered from chronic low back pain since 2001 and uses these practices to relieve her daily pain.
She is passionate about healthy living, gluten free baking, writing and sharing the knowledge and lived experience gained on her journey back to health. She is currently teaching one-on-one therapeutic, gentle and yin yoga sessions at her private yoga studio in Connecticut. For more information, please visit: http://www.yogawithcr.com
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With 210 pages and over 300 photos, Yoga For Low Back and Hip Health is a step-by-step, visual guide of proven and easy to follow gentle yoga instruction. Relieve pain in the back and hips without drugs or surgery!
“Low back and neck pain is an increasingly widespread and expensive condition worldwide, costing the US alone $88bn a year—the third highest bill for any health condition—despite evidence most treatments do not work.”
- The Guardian
So many people that carry the burden of life on their shoulders—literally. Add to that how much time we spend sitting at computers and the poor posture developed from prolonged smartphone use, and it’s no wonder everyone’s in pain!
Written by private yoga instructor Cyndi Roberts, Yoga For Low Back and Hip Health teaches you how to safely practice restorative and gentle yoga poses at home to relieve pain in the following areas:
- Upper back
- Mid back
- Low back
- Sciatic nerve
- Piriformis syndrome
- Inner thigh/groin
Yoga For Low Back and Hip Health provides in-depth and appropriate instruction for 43 restorative and gentle yoga poses specifically and thoughtfully put together. 15 practical and unique sequences are included for you to practice at home at your convenience, including over 300 high-resolution images to help you along. Cyndi provides the option of working with mantras and deep breathing exercises paired specifically to each pose for the most benefit.
*As a bonus, readers will receive information about each of the 7 chakra energies and how specific poses help to awaken these often blocked or unbalanced energy spaces.
Even if you don’t suffer from back or hip pain, these poses and sequences help gently and effectively stretch the back body and hips to:
- Increase flexibility
- Realign the pelvis
- Strengthen weak muscles
- Provide relief from common aches and pains
- Maintain or improve the health of the joints
- Maintain or improve range of motion and
- Increase energy levels
- Elevate mood and relieve sadness and depression
- Reduce anxiety
- Lower stress levels
- Release negative or stagnant energy and emotions
- Clear and balance chakra energies
Millions of students around the world and through time have benefited from the ancient practices of yoga, pranayama and relaxation. Now you can be one too!
Millions of students around the world have benefited from the ancient practices of yoga, pranayama and relaxation. Now you can too!
One-size-fits-all yoga classes do not work for a pregnant body that’s changing daily. This book will help you find relief from common pregnancy-related issues and you’ll be able to access them as it makes sense for you during your pregnancy. If you can’t get to a yoga studio, this book is the perfect at-home solution to begin your self-care routine. Yoga For a Peaceful Pregnancy is a step-by-step, visual guide to yoga that includes over 350 pages and 350 photos.
RELIEVE COMMON PREGNANCY-RELATED ISSUES:
- Morning sickness and nausea
- Foot and leg cramps
- Headaches and dizziness
- Heartburn, indigestion and constipation
- Mood changes
- Tender or swollen breasts
- Swelling in feet and legs
- Low back pain
- Carpal Tunnel or tingling in hands
- Frequent urination
- Braxton-Hicks contractions
- Pain in pelvis and round ligaments
- Shortness of breath
- Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica
The yoga we learn and practice during pregnancy gives us clarity, presence and strength to find joy on this journey—especially when we are most challenged and uncomfortable. We can always come back home to our practice, our breath and our bodies to navigate us through the waters of change and uncertainty.
IN THIS BOOK, YOU WILL LEARN:
- How to strengthen and tone muscles
- How to stretch away tension and stress
- Deep relaxation that is safe for pregnancy
- About the energy centers in the body
- How to relieve common pregnancy discomforts
- Mindfulness, breathing exercises and visualizations
- Do’s and don’ts of yoga during pregnancy
- How to modify your practice for group classes
- Plant-based foods that nurture mom and baby
- How to ease into labor, delivery and motherhood
More than ever, we need to be the glue holding the family together and self-care is the glue that keeps us from breaking apart. As the demands put on women grow—especially moms—the demand of a daily self-care routine must grow too!