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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Who doesn’t like coloring books? Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Yoga teachers, personal trainers, medical therapists of all kinds, or anyone who is at times curious or g.david about how the body responds Coulter calls it hatha yoga only, but in order to practice all branches of the yoga hh.david, hatha yoga is the branch that ties it all together and makes it possible to practice wnatomy aspects of yoga.

Good for yoga teacher or students who want to deepen their knowledge. Refresh and try again. It’s this blend of anatomical description and practical application that makes the book so valuable.

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I will be going back to it again and again.

As a teacher, I find it super helpful when explaining an asana and what’s happening anatomically. Coulter does this in such a refreshing way that I cannot recommend this book more. Coultrr the selected items together This item: Feb 07, Chelsey Gribbon rated it it was amazing. The Bible of Modern Yoga. From inside the book. Decided to pickup my own copy for reference.


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

Mar 16, Lewis added it Recommends it for: I understand so much more about how my body functions in terms of movement and its many systems. I readily admit I haven’t read the book in it’s entirety, but that’s because it is the most in depth description of anatomy, what happens to that anatomy physiologically as well during a yogasana, discusses various physical conditions and how to work within your limits and which asanas to focus on if you are rehabilitating yourself, or just for self improvement.

The ten chapters of the book are mostly divided up by classes of posture asana. If you could only read 25 books in your entire life this would be one of them. A must-have reference book for any hatha yoga teacher. May 22, Jenae rated it it was amazing. Chapter 2 is on breathing–both the musculature involved and the physiology of it. The author holds a PhD in Anatomy and was a sought after professor, teacher and yoga practitioner for over thirty years. It’s a little like reading a stereo manual for fun.

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In fact, Coulter is careful not only about using anatomical terms, but also avoids reliance on Sanskrit names as well. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It spent six years as a retail top 50 selling health hardcover backlist book.

The book has a large number of graphics that mostly consist of anatomical drawings h.dafid photographs of the various versions of the anatoomy. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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.

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

Jun 21, Kimz Zahour rated it really liked it Shelves: If you do yoga or are thinking about it, this is a great reference book to h.davdi what yoga is doing for your body. I happened h.davkd read this while taking Anatomy And Physiology and it was the best study guide I had. This book is written increadibly well.


The Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: From the Back Cover Anatomy of Hatha Yoga now revised and in full four color reproduction, remains the most authoritative source correlating the study of hatha yoga with anatomy and physiology.

The author identifies the muscles and joints that are stretched in various poses, and suggests realistic goals for beginners, intermediate, and advanced yoga enthusiasts.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. No trivia or quizzes yet. There must be a downside? If you are tired of the medieval, mystical and unscientific descriptions of the body that usually go along with yoga classes you will find Coulter a breath of fresh air. For someone like me who needs a lot of help in learning the body parts, colors definitely help during the learning process.

Some of the descriptions of movements were highly technical, and difficult for me to comprehend. Details Light on Yoga: David Coulter No preview available – Aug 16, Vesna rated it it was amazing. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. English Choose a language for shopping. I readily admit I haven’t read the book in it’s entirety, but that’s because it is the most in depth description of anatomy, w Not light reading!

Photos are clear, and diagrams straightforward. Yoga teachers and students, personal trainers, coultre therapists, or anyone who is curious or troubled about how the body responds to stretching and exercise will find in this book a cornucopia — partly new and partly old — of readable and reliable information.