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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Coulter received a Ph. In it, you will find a comprehensive overview of yoga anatomy and physiology, with special emphasis on the musculoskeletal, nervous, and cadiovascular systems.

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

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It should go a ahtha way in helping yoga achieve the scientific recognition it deserves. Book ratings by Goodreads.

In order to navigate out of this carousel please anatomt your heading shortcut hayha to navigate to the next or previous heading. Apr 04, Marcia DeHaan rated it liked it Recommends it for: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners. As a student, a practitioner, and one of the lucky ones with chronic, mystery diseases, this is my go to book when working on specific areas of pain, such as my sacral lumbar and coccyx areas.


These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. It is a must-have for anyone who is serious about studying or teaching yoga, and an invaluable resource for anyone in a field relating to physical conditioning.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. The author discusses the basic h.cavid of hatha yoga with foundational material accepted in biomedical sciences, expressly avoiding comment on non-physical concepts such as prana and the chakras.

Good for yoga teacher or students who want to deepen their knowledge. Useful as both a textbook and coultef reference work, this is a book that all serious yoga teachers and practitioners will want on their shelves.

Show details Buy the selected items together This item: We become familiar with each pose very deeply, down to each muscle, each bone and tendon used. Jul 05, Amberjack rated it really liked it. If you could only read 25 books in your entire life this would be one of hhatha. The author bring the discipline of a scientist and the devotion of a yogi to this wonderful text. Chapter 1 summarizes general principles of anatomy and physiology as applied to hatha yoga.

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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. Don’t have a Kindle?


Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I wish there was a video series where everything would be shown practically. A lot of yoga anatomy books stick exclusively to the musculo-skeletal system.

Share your thoughts with other customers. The author expounded on the anatomy and fundamentals, as well as the correct techniques and obstacles for numerous standing, back-bending, forward-bending, and twisting postures. Account Options Sign in. Developing a Personal Practice T. Please try again later. The rest of the chapters are on core exercises, standing postures, back bends, forward bends, twists, headstands, shoulder-stands, and meditative postures, respectively.

BOOK REVIEW: Anatomy of Hatha Yoga by H. David Coulter | the !n(tro)verted yogi

Decided to pickup my own copy for reference. But the other nice feature of the book is that it contains color coded pictures.

He offers a detailed discussion of the anatomical underpinnings of asana, relaxation and pranayama. Lists with This Book. This is not for a student who is happy knowing a little bit.