Leslie Kaminoff | Amy Matthews
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Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff's best-selling guide, is now updated, expanded and better than ever. With more asanas, vinyasas, full-color anatomical illustrations, and in-depth information, this second edition provides you with a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself.
From breathing to inversions to standing poses, see how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints; how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness; and how the spine, breathing, and body position are all fundamentally linked.
Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been practicing yoga for years, Yoga Anatomy will be an invaluable resource—one that allows you to see each movement in an entirely new light.
With Yoga Anatomy, Second Edition, authors Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, both internationally recognized experts and teachers in anatomy, breathing, and bodywork, have created the ultimate reference for yoga practitioners, instructors, and enthusiasts alike.Contents:
- Chapter 1 Dynamics of Breathing
- Chapter 2 Yoga and the Spine
- Chapter 3 Skeletal System
- Chapter 4 Muscular System
- Chapter 5 Inside the Asanas
- Chapter 6 Standing Poses
- Chapter 7 Sitting Poses
- Chapter 8 Kneeling Poses
- Chapter 9 Supine Poses
- Chapter 10 Prone Poses
- Chapter 11 Arm Support Poses
Leslie Kaminoff is a yoga educator inspired by the tradition of T.K.V. Desikachar. He has well over 30 years experience and is an internationally-recognized specialist in the fields of yoga and breath anatomy. He leads anatomy and yoga methodology workshops for many of the leading yoga associations, schools and training programs in the world.
- Book softcover 288 pages
- ISBN: 9781450400244
- Publisher: Human Kinetics, Edition: 2012
- Catalog: P13001
- Product Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 0.5 inches (25.4 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm)
- Shipping Weight: 1.55 lbs (0.70 kg) Shipping Options
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