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Author Keil, David.

Title Functional anatomy of yoga : a guide for practitioners and teachers / David Keil.

Publication Info. Chichester, England : Lotus publishing, 2014.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  613.7046 KEI    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  613.7046 KEI    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  613.7046 KEI    AVAILABLE
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Description 383 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Note Includes index.
Summary Looks at fifty-five fundamental poses from an anatomical perspective to describe their muscle function in the practice of hatha yoga.
This book enables both the casual reader and the seasoned practitioner to understand and implement the anatomical structure and function of the body in yoga. Written with a conversational tone, the book delivers the complex subject of human anatomy in a way that is both provocative and clear. The underlying theme of the book is integration. David Keil outlines how yoga teachers and practitioners can utilize a deeper understanding of their anatomy as they approach the larger scheme of yoga. How do the supposed "parts and pieces" of the body synchronize to support integrated movement? Finally, how do the various yoga postures interrelate from the perspective of functional anatomy?
Subject Yoga.
Yoga -- Physiological aspects.
Yoga -- Technique.
Musculoskeletal system -- Physiology.
Muscles -- Anatomy.
ISBN 9781905367467
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