THE BHAKTI BAZAAR
Books and Yoga Practice CDs: UMA DINSMORE-TULI
Uma was first introduced to yoga at the age of four by her mother and began meditating at nine on a pilgrimage with her maternal grandmother. Yoga and meditation have been part of her daily life ever since. As a naturally curious and enquiring yogini, she has engaged passionately and critically with a variety of quite different schools of yoga, most especially Satyananda Yoga and Iyengar Yoga.
After completing the Yoga Biomedical Trust Diploma in Yoga Therapy in 1999, Uma has continued to find the fully integrated approach of yoga therapy to be the most practical route to the healing power of yoga. She further trained in Structural Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy with Mukunda Stiles, and works as a yoga therapist with special expertise in women’s health. As a mother of three, she has been both personally and professionally engaged with the development of pregnancy yoga, yoga for birth and postnatal recovery, and family yoga, and has been training teachers in this field since 2002, she has delighted in creating her own courses to promote excellence of teaching in this field, including Well Woman Yoga and a uniquely responsive Integrated Mother and Baby yoga teacher training. The heart of Uma’s daily personal and therapeutic practice is yoga nidra, which she believes to be the most powerfully transformative of all yoga techniques.
Uma leads retreats and courses worldwide, sharing the approach to yoga therapy set out in her CDs, DVDs and books: Mother’s Breath, Teach Yourself Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth, and Feel Confident: Yoga for Living. Her new book project: Yoni Shakti is about the evolution of feminine spiritual authority through yoga and tantra. Uma is currently refining Womb Yoga through a series of international workshops and retreats.
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"A Woman's Guide to Power and Freedom Through Yoga and Tantra"
Description on back of book:
In this courageous and radical book, renowned yoga therapist and mother-of-three Uma Dinsmore-Tuli explores the sexual politics of yoga from the perspective that women's spiritual transformation is the most potent revolutionary force.
• Comprehensive history section covering women's contribution to (and exclusion from) traditional hath a yoga
• Goddess-inspired section guiding women from her first period to postmenopause
• Illuminating personal life stories and experiences from hundreds of women
• Specially conceived, guided yoga nidra practices
• Instructions for womb-friendly asana and pranayama practices, including restorative yoga, for every part of a women's life and menstrual cycle
This is the book the yoga world has been waiting for. Intimate and scholarly, irreverent and inspiring. Yoni Shakti brings womb yoga, tantra and feminism together for an astonishingly powerful combination
‘A beautiful book that will both empower women in their practice of yoga and show how the fundamental origins of yoga can be found in a more intuitive and feminine approach.’ Angela Farmer, created of The Feminine Unfolding
‘Yoni Shakti is the pathway not only loving and celebrating your count but also to riding the rhythms of your body, the seasons and the moon’ Colette Nolan aka Lady Cunt Love, founder of Cherish the Cunt campaign, activist, poet and educator
'Uma Dinsmore-Tuli joins the revolution for true freedom by bringing her awesome experience into the practice of yoga to help women access innate power' Maya Tiwari, world spiritual teacher & author of Women's Power to Heal through Inner Medicine
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The Celtic School of Yoga
An Aisling for the 21st Century
and Jack Harrison
This book is the most beautiful, inspirational collection of photographs, poems, stories and profound reflections on the nature of yoga and it is a total treat! Something to love and treasure and share with friends and students and family.
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Total Yoga Nidra
A Selection of Practices for Everyday Use
Nirlipta Tuli & Uma Dinsmore-Tuli
73 Minuites of yoga nidra delivered by Uma Dinsmore Tuli and Nirlipta Tuli to give you a choice of different yoga nidra experiences.
Yoga Nidra is everybody’s treasure. Literally it means ‘yoga sleep’, but in essence it is an awakening to the meditative heart of yoga, an effortless state of being that invites you to come home to yourself. In the state of yoga nidra the physical body rests, restores and revitalises, whilst the mental awareness is first guided, and then set free to access deep levels of healing and peace.
There are many different approaches to the practice of yoga nidra. In truth it is not really a practice at all, but a way of being. Total Yoga Nidra creatively utilises the most effective combinations of many different components of yoga nidra to invite you to experience states of resting awareness which are both healing and meditative. Enjoy!
1. Dawn Yoga Nidra (Uma Dinsmore-Tuli)
2. Awakening and Reconnecting to the Source of Vitality
3. Stairway to Healing Yoga Nidra (Nirlipta Tuli)
4. Sleep Well Yoga Nidra (Nirlipta Tuli)
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Nirlipta Tuli & Uma Dinsmore-Tuli
59 mins of guided pranayama (breath), visualisation & Yoga Nidra (relaxation) for stress relief.
Practice are designed to bring about a state of calm. Simple but profound techniques, best done lying or sitting down. Through the focus of mental attention upon the breath, the mind and body are connected. Each practice can be done independently, according to the time available, or as a complete session.
2. Movement To Settling: Simple Stretches To Relax
3. Settling Into Savasana: To Be Still And Quiet
4. Breath Awareness: To Be Still and Quiet
5. Breath Awareness: To Focus and Calm
6. Ujayii: To Draw Within and Access Inner Stillness
7. Yoga Nidra: The Deepest Relaxation