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 examine of hatha yoga with anatomy and body structure. it's a must-have for an individual who's fascinated by learning or educating yoga, and a useful source for someone in a box when it comes to 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 scientific schools.
The publication is exclusive within the literature, combining the breadth and intensity of a textbook with the clarity, humor and stream of the nice technology writers of our time, whereas bridging the distance among biomedicine and complementary drugs. In it, you can find a complete assessment of yoga anatomy and body structure, with distinct emphasis at the musculoskeletal, anxious, and cadiovascular systems.
The e-book offers the anatomy of yoga in medical phrases, whereas even as respecting its rules. the writer discusses the elemental premises of hatha yoga with foundational fabric permitted in biomedical sciences, expressly averting touch upon non-physical ideas similar to prana and the chakras. Postures are mentioned intimately and depicted in very good caliber colour photos, observed via anatomical diagrams to demonstrate serious procedures and muscle groups.
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Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners (Revised Edition) by H. David Coulter