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 ebook is an invaluable resource to achieve technical excellence in your practice and optimize the benefits of yoga for your body and mind.
Table of contents
- How to use this eBook
- HUMAN ANATOMY
- SEATED ASANAS
- STANDING ASANAS
- INVERSION ASANAS
- FLOOR ASANAS
- About the author and acknowledgments
- Title: Science of Yoga
- Release date: January 2019
- Publisher(s): DK Publishing
- ISBN: 9781465486165
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