Science of Yoga


Author: Ann Swanson
ISBN: 9780241341230
Format: Paperback
Publisher: DK

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Explore the biomechanics of 30 key yoga asanas, in-depth and from every angle, and master each pose with confidence and control.

Introducing Science of Yoga – an all-encompassing science book to help you better understand yoga anatomy in order to perfect your practice and poses.

Did you know that yoga practice can help treat age-related memory loss better than brain-training games?
Recent scientific research now supports what were once anecdotal claims about the benefits of yoga to every system in the body. Science of Yoga provides a detailed insight into variations of key yoga poses and the specific benefits of different styles of yoga on the human body, system by system.

Science of Yoga is a riveting read, and reveals how your blood flow, respiration, muscles and joints work below the surface of each yoga pose, whilst teaching you to achieve technical excellence in your practice, from the comfort of your own home.

The first yoga book on the market to combine detailed anatomical drawings, pose mechanics and key scientific research, Science of Yoga is a must-have volume for yoga beginners and professionals alike, seeking an accessible and easy-to-read guide on the effects of yoga on the human body from a scientific standpoint.

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