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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What did I like about it? A book I’m always going to reference. 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. A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners. Oct 22, Michele rated it really liked it.
I can’t count the times this book provided important information of a highly specific nature.
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: The instructions are so joga that you sometimes get lost and need to read them over and over again because they are filled with anatomical terms taught at medical school. This is not a uatha that can be read and understood in a week. This book presents a good balance. It is written like a college textbook – you have to be wide awake to read this one! Chapters included most of the exercises I have experienced in my yoga class, so I read them completely.
David Coulter No preview available – Breathing is next in chapter 2 because yogic breathing expedites movement and posture. Davie human body, as with most mammals, has too many parts to attempt even just a skeletal outline in a mere page. Refresh and try again. So good that I will have to read it again.
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners
At times it was a little to “heady” for me, but there is a ton of info presented here, so much so that it will require most readers to keep the book handy so that they can go back over it from time to time. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Dvaid 03, Robyn Okrant rated it it was amazing. Coulter received a Ph. I kid you not, after practicing for months with nothing much to show for, I managed to do my first textbook style “walked in” headstand without a wall after seeing some illustrations in this book and understanding the role of hip flexibility in this pose.
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The instructions are so detailed that you sometimes get lost and need to read them over and over again beca This book is like a diamond found at the junk yard of superficial “oh-so-spiritual” New Age literature. I was not as interested in abdominopelvic exercises, headstands, shoulder-stands, and meditation chapters – which looked like a bit of a slog for a novice like me!
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I found this book to be a useful manuel for learning specific postures that I have difficulty performing. There is just too much anatommy this book for an in-depth review, complete with substantiated examples and quotes. No trivia or quizzes yet. Hardcover1st editionpages. A reference for daily practice coulteg a helping hand to any teacher. Open Preview See a Problem? I understand so much more about how my body functions in terms of movement and its many systems.
View all my reviews Share on Facebook, Twitter, Email, etc. And, by extension, who wouldn’t like a coloring book where you can learn tons of shit about the body from?
There are no discussion topics on this book yova. Good for yoga teacher or students who want to deepen their knowledge. What I got was almost no pictures at all.
The Anatomy of Hatha Yoga : A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners
This book is like a diamond found at the junk yard of superficial “oh-so-spiritual” New Age literature. Timothy Mccall Foreword by. No eBook available Amazon.
Dec 04, Moira Eberle rated it liked it. The ten chapters of the book are mostly divided up by classes of posture asana. In fact, Coulter is careful not only about using anatomical terms, but also avoids reliance on Sanskrit names as well.
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. But then again, I’m an anatomy nerd.
He offers a detailed discussion of the anatomical underpinnings of asana, relaxation and pranayama.
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