The Key Muscles of Yoga


  • Author : Ray Long,Chris Macivor
  • Publisher : Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
  • Release : 2009-08-01
  • ISBN : 1607432382
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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.

The Key Poses of Yoga


  • Author : Ray Long
  • Publisher : Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
  • Release : 2009-08-01
  • ISBN : 1607432390
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Looks at fifty-five fundamental poses from an anatomical perspective to describe their function in the practice of hatha yoga.

Scientific Keys Volume I


  • Author : Ray Long
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2006
  • ISBN : 9780977961412
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Scientific Keys Volume I: The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga is a 244 page book with over 650 full color illustrations covering over thirty key muscles as applied to Hatha Yoga including biomechanics and information on the chakras.

Scientific Keys Volume 1 the Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga


  • Author : Ray Long
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2006-04-01
  • ISBN : 9780977961405
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Anatomy for Vinyasa Flow and Standing Poses


  • Author : Ray Long
  • Publisher : Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
  • Release : 2010
  • ISBN : 1607439433
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Presents a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga: through full-color, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This book describes the correct positioning of hatha yoga poses (asanas) and their benefits.

Yoga Anatomy


  • Author : Leslie Kaminoff,Amy Matthews
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 2011-10-28
  • ISBN : 1492583413
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

The best-selling anatomy guide for yoga is now updated, expanded, and better than ever! With more asanas, vinyasas, full-color anatomical illustrations, and in-depth information, the second edition of YogaAnatomy provides you with a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself. From breathing to inversions to standing poses, see how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints; how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness; and how the spine, breathing, and body position are all fundamentally linked. Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been practicing yoga for years, Yoga Anatomy will be an invaluable resource—one that allows you to see each movement in an entirely new light. With Yoga Anatomy, Second Edition, authors Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, both internationally recognized experts and teachers in anatomy, breathing, and bodywork, have created the ultimate reference for yoga practitioners, instructors, and enthusiasts alike.

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga


  • Author : David Coulter
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
  • Release : 2004
  • ISBN : 9788120819764
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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.

Science of Yoga


  • Author : Ann Swanson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2019-03-15
  • ISBN : 146549166X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Explore the physiology of 30 key yoga poses, in-depth and from every angle, and master each asana with confidence and control. Did you know that yoga practice can help lower your blood pressure, decrease inflammation and prevent age-related brain changes? Recent scientific research now backs up what were once anecdotal claims about the benefits of yoga to every system in the body. Science of Yoga reveals the facts, with annotated artworks that show the mechanics, the angles, how your blood flow and respiration are affected, the key muscle and joint actions working below the surface of each pose, safe alignment and much more. With insight into variations on the poses and a Q&A section that explores the science behind every aspect of yoga, this easy-to-understand, comprehensive book is an invaluable resource to achieve technical excellence in your practice and optimize the benefits of yoga for your body and mind.

Hatha Yoga Illustrated


  • Author : Martin L. Kirk,Brooke Boon,Daniel DiTuro
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 2005-10-20
  • ISBN : 1492582492
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Experience the physical benefits and body awareness from hatha yoga—the most popular form of yoga today. Hatha Yoga Illustrated presents nearly 650 full-color photos to visually demonstrate 77 standard poses from hatha yoga that apply to all major hatha styles including Iyengar, Astanga, Anusara, and Bikram. Individual poses are presented from start to finish, showing you how to achieve proper alignment and breathing to ensure challenging yet safe execution. The result is an increase in the effectiveness, both physically and mentally, you'll experience with each pose. Several pose variations based on your personal preference, ability, and fitness level are also included. Eleven sample yoga routines show how to assemble the poses into workouts that meet your specific time, difficulty, and intensity parameters. Colorful and comprehensive, Hatha Yoga Illustrated is organized for your ultimate convenience and use. Use it to guide your muscles, as well as your mind, and increase strength and stamina, reduce stress and anxiety, reduce blood pressure, and increase flexibility.

Anatomy for Hip Openers and Forward Bends


  • Author : Ray Long
  • Publisher : Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
  • Release : 2010
  • ISBN : 1607439425
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Presents a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga: through full-color, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This book describes the correct positioning of hatha yoga poses (asanas) and their benefits.