Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and by H. David Coulter

By H. David Coulter

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga--revised and up-to-date with complete colour illustrations and photos--is the main complete and authoritative paintings to be had correlating the learn of hatha yoga with anatomy and body structure. it's a must-have for an individual who's fascinated with learning or educating yoga, and a useful source for somebody in a box in terms of 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 scientific schools.

The ebook is exclusive within the literature, combining the breadth and intensity of a textbook with the clarity, humor and movement of the nice technology writers of our time, whereas bridging the distance among biomedicine and complementary medication. In it, you can find a accomplished evaluation of yoga anatomy and body structure, with exact emphasis at the musculoskeletal, anxious, and cadiovascular systems.

The e-book offers the anatomy of yoga in medical phrases, whereas while respecting its rules. the writer discusses the fundamental premises of hatha yoga with foundational fabric approved in biomedical sciences, expressly fending off touch upon non-physical recommendations akin to prana and the chakras. Postures are mentioned intimately and depicted in very good caliber colour images, observed via anatomical diagrams to demonstrate severe techniques and muscular tissues.

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