Naomi Chunilal is a fully qualified professional yoga and meditation teacher and complementary therapist, with over twenty years of practice experience. As well as being the mother of two children, she teaches a wide range of classes and workshops, touching the lives of many hundreds of pregnant women and new mothers. She has appeared on BBC news, Sky news, Radio 4's Woman's Hour, BBC World Service, ITV news and CNN news to discuss her previous role as a parliamentary campaigner for a major UK children's charity and as a promoter of children's universal human rights.
Becoming a mother is a huge life change and sometimes a complete upheaval of all that is familiar.This is a book I highly recommend to mothers and mothers-to-be. It is like an insightful friend who understands deeply what becoming and being a mother really means; the joys and challenges, the journey of discovery through unchartered waters that every mother has before her at each stage of the journey through pregnancy birth and beyond. It is not a book that gives instructions or makes any assumptions; yet it is very informative, encouraging, and above all realistic, with wonderful guidance for making the inner transformation that enables us to grow into motherhood with wisdom, awareness, and love. Naomi Chunilal writes from the depth of her personal life journey. Her passion and perception blend in a guide that is truthful and inspiring.Every mother will recognize and find herself in this book. Janet Balaskas, Founder of Active Birth Naomi s book is timely and much needed. It is inspiring and encouraging, realistic, and open hearted. She addresses the deep challenges and joys of mothering from a truly profound perspective and I am sure her book will be of huge benefit to any woman who ever pauses to think about just what it is we are trying to do when we mother our children. Thank you Naomi for your valuable gift to mothers everywhere. Uma Dinsmore Thuli, Founder of Womb Yoga This book is great! A book you will keep referring to help inspire a spiritual mindful practice in the day-to-day of motherhood. As I always say, labor is really the easiest part of becoming a mother. Naomi is HONEST and FUNNY, as she traverses the terrain of motherhood using mindfulness as her map.A book full of gems and aha moments using simple and helpful tools and practices to keep you connected to yourself while looking after your family. Nadia Narain, Head of Pregnancy Yoga, Triyoga, London An essential guide every woman will benefit from reading, as she moves on her journeythrough pregnancy and into motherhood.This book is full of helpful strategies for coping during difficult times with enlightening and inspiring words, so that you can fully embrace and make the most of your pregnancy. It will encourage and empower you to think about your new role as a mother in a unique, more mindful way, and the important part you play in the glorious process of creation as you bring new life into the world. Tara Lee, leading pregnancy and postnatal teacher, The Life Centre, London, Registered senior teacher with the Yoga Alliance and author of"Pregnancy Health Yoga: your essential guide to bump, birth and beyond," "Pregnancy Yoga"DVD, "Elements of Yoga: Air and Wind Flow," "Elements of Yoga: Earth Foundations"DVDs"