Anatomy of Hatha Yoga has ratings and 51 reviews. H. David Coulter, Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is the only modern authoritative source that correlates. 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. David Coulter. Motilal Banarsidass Publ., – Hatha yoga – pages . H. David Coulter. As the third millennium begins, Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is the only modern authoritative source that correlates the study of hatha yoga with H. David Coulter.

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From the Back Cover Anatomy of Hatha Yoga now revised and in full four color reproduction, remains the most authoritative source correlating the study of hatha yoga with anatomy and physiology. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: This book presents a good balance.

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

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. See all customer images. So good that I will have to read it again. May 22, Jenae rated it it was amazing. Aug 22, Christina added it. 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.

It was written and edited to meet the needs of a general audience largely unschooled in the biomechanical sciences, and yet to attract and challenge the interests of the medical profession. Photos are clear, and diagrams straightforward. Postures are discussed in detail and depicted in excellent quality color photographs, accompanied by anatomical diagrams to illustrate critical processes and muscle groups.


Be the first to ask a question about Anatomy of Hatha Yoga. Very well written an completely approachable for all levels of practitioners. The author holds a PhD in Anatomy and was a sought after professor, teacher and yoga practitioner for over thirty years.

Postures for relaxation and meditation are treated last in chapter Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The rest of the chapters are on core exercises, standing postures, back bends, forward bends, twists, headstands, shoulder-stands, and meditative postures, respectively.

The book hathx great, but describing exercise on paper often gets too abstract. Buy the selected items together This item: I can’t count the times this book provided important information of a highly specific nature.

Third, the book discusses how postures can be safely varied for individuals with limits, as n.david as discussing the most advanced expression of postures for more flexible or skilled students. A lot of yoga anatomy books stick exclusively to the musculo-skeletal system. I’ve address several students’ questions with it.

The Key Poses of Yoga: Explore the Home Gift Guide. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The headstand and shoulderstand, including an introduction to cardiovascular function, are presented in chapters 8 and 9. The book has a large number of graphics that mostly consist of anatomical drawings and photographs of the various versions of the postures.

It is not a quick light read and you will need access to a dictionary of medical terms but every page every sentece is a For me the section on breathing and core tension shed more light on why and how yoga works than anything I’ve ever read in either western or eastern traditions. I find both anatomy and Yoga fascinating so it’s a wonderful resource that will give you a thorough understanding of the inner-workings of the human body in many interesting positions.


Finally purchased it as a reference. Trivia About Anatomy of Hatha The instructions are so detailed that you sometimes get lost and need to read them over and over again because they are filled with anatomical terms hatna at medical school.

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners by H. David Coulter

Hy, by extension, who wouldn’t like a coloring book where you can learn tons of shit about the body from? Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. During that period he also served as a principal investigator for neuroscience research funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.

Coulter has been practicing yoga since Details Light on Yoga: The author bring the discipline of a scientist and the devotion of a yogi to this wonderful text.

Read reviews that mention hatha yoga yoga teacher yoga teachers anatomy of hatha well written teacher training david coulter want to know yoga instructor yoga anatomy anatomy and physiology great book must read cover to cover found this book highly recommended reference book bends twists point of view books on the market. The Key Muscles of Oc Developing a Personal Practice T.

Yoga Journal is the premier yoga magazine in the country. Breathing is followed by pelvic and abdominal exercises in chapter 3 because the pelvis and abdomen form the foundation of the body. In fact, Coulter is careful not only about using anatomical terms, but also avoids reliance on Sanskrit names as well. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. What I got was almost no pictures at all.