The result of an obvious labour of love, the book explains hatha yoga in demystified, David Coulter. Motilal Banarsidass Publ., – Hatha yoga – pages. As the third millennium begins, Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is the only modern authoritative source that correlates the study of hatha yoga Herbert David Coulter. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners by H . David Coulter My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazon page There are.

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BOOK REVIEW: Anatomy of Hatha Yoga by H. David Coulter | the !n(tro)verted yogi

I will be anatomh back to it again and again. Yoga teachers, personal trainers, medical therapists of all kinds, or anyone who is at times curious or troubled about how the body responds to stretching and exercise will find in this book a cornucopia–partly new and partly old–of readable and reliable information.

Still, I refer to it enough that it’s a great reference volume.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x As a beginner at yoga and as someone with an analytical mind, I am finding this book more useful in helping me understand the what and why of the practice than any other resource. The newer version has colour-coded pictures, which are more helpful than black and white. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: Coulter received a Ph. Coulter has been practicing yoga since Account Options Sign in.


A book I’m always going to reference. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: What did I like about it? Great book to have on your shelf, especially in combination with the “Anatomy Colouring Book”. Lists with This Book. Chapter 2 is on breathing–both the musculature involved and the physiology of it.

The Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: Yofa 18, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: It should go a long way in helping yoga achieve the scientific recognition it deserves. It is an indepth view of the body from the perspective of a yogi.

The Anatomy of Hatha Yoga : A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I happened to read this while taking Anatomy And Physiology and it was the best study guide I had. The book has a large number of graphics that mostly consist of anatomical drawings and photographs of the various versions of the postures.

Sometimes books shift from talking about arteries and veins to nadis and chakras in a manner that can be confusing and counterproductive. Oh, and get thyself to a yoga class! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I tried to read it carefully and will read it again someday so I wouldn’t miss any important informations inside.


So good that I will have to read it again. As I say, I found this book to be tremendously informative. But then again, I’m an anatomy nerd. It includes chapters on breathing, relaxation and meditation as well as detailed diagrams, illustrations and photos. I’ve address several students’ questions with it. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Other editions – View all Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: Anatomical illustrations were mostly helpful, and there were pictures of a variety of options for many poses.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Once you are comfortable with the jargon, this book will help yoga practitioners understand what those poses are supposed to do for and to your body. A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. He estimated the amount of time in takes to become more flexible in various poses. And as most folks now know, if you can visualize what you want in any area of your life, you are far more likely to get what you want.

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