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By Ray Long

ISBN-10: 1607439441

ISBN-13: 9781607439448

Grasp the technological know-how at the back of the backbends and twists of Hatha Yoga. Dr. Ray lengthy publications you on a visible narrative in the course of the anatomy, biomechanics, and body structure of this historic paintings, deciphering each one pose alongside the best way. The Mat Companion sequence will give you superbly illustrated, step by step directions on tips on how to use clinical ideas to procure the utmost make the most of your perform. every one booklet contains the Bandha Yoga Codex, an easy five-step strategy that may be utilized to any pose to enhance energy, flexibility, and precision -- it doesn't matter what variety of yoga you perform.

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