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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Account Options Sign in. I appreciate that, as well anatomyy depth of physiology the author covers. For someone like me who needs a lot of help in learning the body parts, colors definitely help during the learning process.

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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Mar 16, Lewis added it Recommends it for: 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 Not having a medical background, I found it useful to have the medical terminology explained which Coulter does neatly and in plain I can’t recommend this book highly enough.

Only get this book if you can deal with a book that reads as densely as a course textbook. Breathing is followed by pelvic and abdominal exercises in chapter 3 because the pelvis and abdomen form the foundation of the body.


This book is probably not for everyone. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: Once you are comfortable with the jargon, this book will help yoga practitioners understand what those poses are supposed coulterr do for and to your body. But then again, I’m an anatomy nerd.

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga –revised and updated with full color illustrations and photos–is the most comprehensive and authoritative work available correlating the study of hatha yoga with anatomy and physiology. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Other editions – View all Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: The book is unique in the literature, combining the breadth and depth of a textbook with the readability, humor and flow of the great science writers of our time, while bridging the gap between biomedicine and complementary medicine.

The index was excellent. Thanks for telling us about the problem. David Coulter received a Ph. Hatua 08, Ramona rated it liked it. What did I like about it? Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

The author bring the discipline of a scientist and the devotion of a yogi to this wonderful text. Show details Buy the selected items together This item: As a board-certified, Western-trained physician annatomy has traveled to India and throughout the United States observing, training with, and interviewing the world’s leading yoga teachers and therapists, he is uniquely qualified to reconcile the medical findings and techniques of East and West.

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Oct 14, Liz Filippone rated it it was amazing. He estimated the amount of time in takes to become more flexible in various poses. Don’t have a Kindle?

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. In it, you will find a comprehensive overview of yoga anatomy and physiology, with special emphasis on the musculoskeletal, nervous, and cadiovascular systems. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Selected pages Title Page.


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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. If you are tired of the medieval, mystical and unscientific descriptions of the body that usually go along with yoga classes you will find Coulter a breath of fresh air. There does seem to be a great deal of interesting information here just not what I wanted at this point.

The Bible of Modern Yoga B. Account Options Sign in. The Bible of Modern Yoga. Oct 02, Kristin rated it liked it Recommends it for: Coulter has been practicing yoga since Some sections took more than one reading, but the challenge was as good for the brain as Yoga is for the body. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: Sep 17, Julia rated it it was amazing. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

The author identifies the muscles and joints that are stretched in various poses, and suggests realistic goals for beginners, intermediate, and advanced yoga enthusiasts. It is well written and the author does a good job of getting as to what works or doesn’t work with various asanas or poses. This book presents a good balance. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is the only modern authoritative source that correlates the study of hatha yoga with anatomy and physiology.

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The newer version has colour-coded pictures, which are more helpful than black and white.