Winner of the 2002 Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of Health, Wellness, and Nutrition, this authoritative book correlates the practice and discipline of yoga with modern anatomy and physiology. 230 photographs. 120+ diagrams & anatomical illustrations.Winner of the 2002 Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of Health, Wellness, and Nutrition, this authoritative book correlates the practice and discipline of yoga with modern anatomy and physiology. 230 photographs. 120+ diagrams & anatomical illustrations.Read Less
New. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is the first modern authoritative source that integrates the study of hatha yoga with anatomy and physiology. Yoga, teachers, committed practitioners, medical professionals, or anyone who is curious about how the body responds to yoga will find this book an unsurpassed wealth of knowledge. It was written to meet the needs of a general audience while seeking to attract and challenge the interests of medical professionals. In this ground-breaking work, Dr. H. David Coulter shares the fruits of decades of academic research and personal experience gained through practice and study with Sri Swami Rama and other faculty of the Himalayan Institute. Dr. Coulter offers an objective analysis of the deeper aspects of Hatha yoga, discussing its effect on the major systems of the body. Providing a comprehensive overview of the anatomy and physiology of hatha yoga with special emphasis on the musculoskeletal, nervous, and cardio-vascular systems, this book bridges biomedicine and complementary medicine. Featuring over 230 photographs and 120 diagrams and anatomical illustrations, hundreds of yoga asanas are covered in detail. This classic work is an invaluable resource for any serious yoga practitioner or medical professional. Printed Pages: 623. 14 x 21 cm.
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