The Key Poses of Yoga: Your Guide to Functional Anatomy in Yoga

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Bandha Yoga, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 213 pages
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This book offers a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga. Through four-color, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments, Ray Long describes the practice and benefits of hatha yoga. Specific anatomical and physiological descriptions highlight the agonist, antagonist, and synergist muscles that come into play with each pose.

Volume II of the series illustrates the correct muscle use during key poses of hatha yoga. From beginners to experts, this book will become a constant companion.

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Review: Scientific Keys: The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga (Scientific Keys #1)

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

Clearly illustrated some foundational anatomical concepts with relation to yoga. I would recommend this for a beginner student of either yoga or the anatomy of the musculo-skeletal system. Read full review

Review: Scientific Keys: The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga (Scientific Keys #1)

User Review  - Peggy - Goodreads

Total motivator to explore yoga poses deeper and excel for our greatest benefits at all levels Read full review

About the author (2008)

Ray Long, MD FRCSC, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and the founder of Bandha Yoga. He graduated from The University of Michigan Medical School with postgraduate training at Cornell University, McGill University, The University of Montreal, and Florida Orthopedic Institute.

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