Anatomy of Hatha Yoga by David Coulter

By David Coulter

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 research of hatha yoga with anatomy and body structure. it's a must-have for somebody who's excited about learning or instructing yoga, and a useful source for an individual in a box on the subject of actual conditioning. the writer holds a PhD in Anatomy and used to be a sought-after professor, instructor and yoga practitioner for over thirty years.  He lived and taught on the Himalayan Institute for Yoga technology and Philosophy, and the college of Minnesota and Columbia college clinical schools.

 The booklet is exclusive within the literature, combining the breadth and intensity of a textbook with the clarity, humor and circulate of the nice technological know-how writers of our time, whereas bridging the space among biomedicine and complementary medication. In it, you will discover a complete evaluate of yoga anatomy and body structure, with particular emphasis at the musculoskeletal, anxious, and cadiovascular systems.

The ebook offers the anatomy of yoga in clinical phrases, whereas whilst respecting its rules. the writer discusses the fundamental premises of hatha yoga with foundational fabric authorised in biomedical sciences, expressly fending off touch upon non-physical options similar to prana and the chakras. Postures are mentioned intimately and depicted in first-class caliber colour images, followed by way of anatomical diagrams to demonstrate severe approaches and muscle groups.

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