Anatomy of Hatha Yoga

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga

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his book combines the perspectives of a dedicated yogi with that of a former anatomy professor and research associate at two major American medicine schools. He has set himself the ambitious goal of combining the modern scientific under- standing of anatomy and physiology with the ancient practice of hatha yoga. The result of an obvious labour of love, the book explains hatha yoga in demystified, scientific terms while at the same time honouring its traditions. It should go a long way in helping yoga achieve the scientific recognition it deserves. Useful as both a textbook and a reference work, this is a book that all serious yoga teachers and practitioners will want on their shelves.A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners David Coulter ... To sum it up: sensory input to the brain and the power of will both ultimately influence the motor neurons, which in turn preside over ... Without the stretch reflexes our movements would be jerky and uncertain, like film portrayals of Frankensteina#39;s monster.

Title:Anatomy of Hatha Yoga
Author:David Coulter
Publisher:Motilal Banarsidass Publ. - 2001


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