Anatomy of Yoga for posture and health von Nicky Jenkins and Leigh Brandon


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Zustand: neu – Sprache: Englisch – Jahr: 1. Auflage 2010 – ISBN: 9781847734662 – Abmessungen: 22 x 27,5cm – Seitenzahl: 144 – Einband: Festeinband – Verlag: New Holland Publishers- Gewicht: 820g

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Klappentext: An enlightening look at what your Body is doing when you practise yoga, providing sequences of poses specifically designed to improve your posture, vitality and health.

Learn about the causes and consequences of different postural imbalances and how they can be corrected.

Suitable for all Levels of ability, from beginner to advanced.

All exercises are accompanied by detailed anatomical illustrations that Show exactly which muscles are being used and how.

Features tips for good form and includes full instructions and lists of the muscles being used.

Aus dem Inhalt:

  • How to use this book
  • Part 1 – Overview of anatomy
    • Anatomical definitions and terminology
    • Systems of the body
    • Body plans and regions
    • Anatomical terms
    • Joint movements
    • Posture and muscle balance
    • The spine
    • Overview of postural problems
    • How can yoga improve posture?
    • The biomechanics of breath
    • The functions of the diaphragm
    • The synergy of yoga and breath
    • Meditation and its benefits
    • The chakras
    • The practice
    • Sun Salutation – Surya Namaskar
  • Part 2 – The exercises
    • Kyphosis Posture
      • Longitudinal Mobilizations …
    • Lordosis Posture
      • Forward bend …
    • Flat-Back Posture
      • Expanded Leg Forward bend
    • Sway-Back Posture
      • Down Dog …
  • References
  • Further Reading
  • Glossary
  • Index

Leseempfehlung: zum anatomischen Verständnis der Yogapraxis und individuellen Anpassungen bei individuellen Besonderheiten

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