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 research of hatha yoga with anatomy and body structure. it's a must-have for a person who's fascinated with learning or instructing yoga, and a useful source for somebody in a box in relation 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 collage of Minnesota and Columbia collage clinical schools.
The ebook is exclusive within the literature, combining the breadth and intensity of a textbook with the clarity, humor and movement of the good technology writers of our time, whereas bridging the distance among biomedicine and complementary medication. In it, you can find a entire evaluation of yoga anatomy and body structure, with specific emphasis at the musculoskeletal, frightened, and cadiovascular systems.
The booklet provides the anatomy of yoga in medical phrases, whereas while respecting its rules. the writer discusses the elemental premises of hatha yoga with foundational fabric approved in biomedical sciences, expressly averting touch upon non-physical strategies reminiscent of prana and the chakras. Postures are mentioned intimately and depicted in very good caliber colour images, followed by means of anatomical diagrams to demonstrate serious strategies and muscle mass.
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I thank my terrific agent Bob Silverstein and the wonderful people at Prima, especially Denise Sternad and Shawn Vreeland, who are both so extremely kind, intelligent, and positive. , for clearing up my confusion with Sanskrit. I thank Chris Schmitt, Sally Jenkins, Steve Adams, Alice Preston, and Barbara Konst for their comments on the manuscript in process. I thank Roger Hill for his good humor and extraordinary illustrations, Chris Schmitt for his patient digital photography, and Mary Cardinal for all her suggestions and guidance in the process of visually representing the practices.
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Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners (Revised Edition) by H. David Coulter