Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners by H . David Coulter My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazon page There are. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga has ratings and 51 reviews. However, David Coulter (whom I worked with at the International Himalayan Institute for Yoga. The result of an obvious labour of love, the book explains hatha yoga in demystified, David Coulter. Motilal Banarsidass Publ., – Hatha yoga – pages.

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

And, by extension, who wouldn’t like a coloring book where you can learn tons of shit about the body from? He has set himself the ambitious goal of combining the modern antaomy under- standing of anatomy and physiology with the ancient practice of The rest of the chapters are on core exercises, standing postures, back bends, forward bends, twists, headstands, shoulder-stands, and meditative postures, respectively.

Still, I refer to it enough that it’s a great reference volume. The instructions are so detailed that you sometimes get lost and need to read them over and over again beca This book is like a diamond found at the junk yard of superficial “oh-so-spiritual” New Age literature. A reference for daily practice and a helping hand to any teacher.


Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners by H. David Coulter

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

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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. A lot of yoga anatomy books stick exclusively to the musculo-skeletal system. The book has a large cuolter of graphics that mostly consist of anatomical drawings and photographs of the various versions of the postures.

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

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Jul 25, Laura added it. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Anatomical illustrations were mostly helpful, and there were pictures of a variety of options for many poses. Once you are comfortable with the jargon, this book will help yoga practitioners understand what those poses are supposed to do for and to your body. David Coulter My rating: Apr 04, Marcia DeHaan rated it liked it Recommends it for: I expected this to be a book with a dozens of poses, each one accompanied by anatomical drawings.


Standing postures will then be covered in chapter 4 because these poses are so important for beginning students, and because they provide a preview of backbending, forward bending, and twisting postures, which are covered in detail in chapters 5, 6, and 7. It is an indepth view of the body from the perspective of a yogi. The author bring the discipline of a scientist and the devotion of a yogi to this wonderful text.

The index was excellent. Lists with This Book.

I happened to read this while taking Anatomy And Physiology and it was the best study guide I had. Aug 14, Meghan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Timothy Mccall Foreword by.