Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga--revised and up to date with complete colour illustrations and photos--is the main entire and authoritative paintings to be had correlating the learn of hatha yoga with anatomy and body structure. it's a must-have for someone who's enthusiastic about learning or educating yoga, and a useful source for an individual in a box in relation to actual conditioning. the writer holds a PhD in Anatomy and was once a sought-after professor, instructor and yoga practitioner for over thirty years. He lived and taught on the Himalayan Institute for Yoga technological know-how and Philosophy, and the collage of Minnesota and Columbia collage clinical schools.

The booklet is exclusive within the literature, combining the breadth and intensity of a textbook with the clarity, humor and circulation of the good technology writers of our time, whereas bridging the space among biomedicine and complementary drugs. In it, you'll find a accomplished evaluation of yoga anatomy and body structure, with particular emphasis at the musculoskeletal, anxious, and cadiovascular systems.

The ebook provides the anatomy of yoga in clinical phrases, whereas whilst respecting its rules. the writer discusses the elemental premises of hatha yoga with foundational fabric authorized in biomedical sciences, expressly warding off touch upon non-physical options similar to prana and the chakras. Postures are mentioned intimately and depicted in very good caliber colour pictures, followed by means of anatomical diagrams to demonstrate serious procedures and muscle groups.

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