Science of Yoga by Ann Swanson
Master your yoga asanas with confidence and ease! Explore the physiology of 30 key yoga poses, in-depth and from every angle. Scientific and medical research has demystified so much of the practice and shows the benefits of yoga to every system in the body. Delve into the science behind your favourite yoga poses with this easy-to-understand, comprehensive guide.
Perfect for yogis of all levels, this reference book is an in-depth look at your physiology to help you understand how yoga works, and how to practise it safely for the best results. Find out how the spine, breathing, and body position are all fundamentally linked, and see how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints and how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness. Science of Yoga reveals the benefits of yoga using up-to-date knowledge.