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This book offers a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga. Through four-colour, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments, Ray Long describes the practice and benefits of hatha yoga. Specific anatomical and physiological descriptions highlight the agonist, antagonist, and synergist muscles that come into play with each pose. Volume I of the series describes the key muscles of hatha yoga and how they are utilised.
From beginners to experts, this book will become a constant companion.
About the Author
Ray Long, MD FRCSC, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and the founder of Bandha Yoga. He graduated from The University of Michigan Medical School with postgraduate training at Cornell University, McGill University, The University of Montreal, and Florida Orthopedic Institute.
I'm very happy with my purchase, very useful reference book.
Useful reference book
Nice size, easy to carry around
Best Yoga anatomy book I have. Would recommend.
Awesome for teachers studying Anatomy
This will be an awesome addition to my library of yoga books that I can refer to from time to time.
Key Muscles of Yoga
'A Fascinating book and cleverly illustrated, making you curious to go back again and again to explore.' -- Yoga Magazine Feb 2010
ISBN: 9781607432388 ISBN-10: 1607432382 Series: Scientific Keys : Book 1 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 240 Published: 1st May 2010 Publisher: Independent Publisher Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 16.8 x 28.0
Weight (kg): 0.95
Edition Number: 3