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Benefits of Yoga for Back Pain – an article written by two students from Learning Haven who would love you to click on the following link and to see all the hard work that they have put into this piece.

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Reading Material

General Yoga

The Yoga Bible: The Definitive Guide to Yoga Postures (Godsfield Bible Series) by Christina Brown

Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness by Erich Schiffmann

Yoni Shakti – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Asana, Pranayama, Mudra and Bandha by Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit: A Return to Wholeness by Donna Farhi

Yin Yoga: Outline of a Quiet Practice by Paul Grilley

Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers

The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – translation and commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananda

The Bhagavad Gita – introduced and translated by Eknath Easwaran

The Upanishads  – introduced and translated by Eknath Easwaran

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yoganada

Pregnancy Books

Teach Yourself Pregnancy Yoga and Birth – Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth – Ina May Gaskin

Birth Without Violence by Frederick Leboyer

The Waterbirth Book by Janet Balaskas

Mother’s Breath: A Definitive Guide to Yoga Breathing, Sound and Awareness Practices During Pregnancy, Birth, Post-natal Recovery and Mothering by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond by Francoise Barbira Freedman

 Postnatal Books

What Mothers Do Especially When It Looks Like Nothing by Naomi Stadlen

Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent by Meredith F. Small

The Birth Of A Mother: How the Experience of Motherhood Changes You Forever by Daniel N Stern

The Continuum Concept by Jean Liedloff

The Attachment Parenting Book by William and Martha Sears

 Postnatal web links – brilliant site with helpful tips on natural parenting and breastfeeding– atachment parenting advice