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Ray Long Yoga Mat Companion ll - Hip Openers & Forward Bends
Understand the anatomy behind the hip openers and forward bends of Hatha Yoga.
Dr. Ray Long guides you on a visual narrative through the anatomy, biomechanics, and physiology of this ancient practice, thoroughly explaining each pose along the way. The Mat Companion series provides you with beautifully illustrated, step-by-step instructions on how to use anatomic principles to obtain the maximum benefit from your practice. With clear 3d illustrations of the major muscles, tendons and ligaments Long describes very precisely the correct positioning of each asana and their effect. Precise anatomical instructions explain what muscles to activate in each pose, taking the effect and the experience of each pose to a whole new level.
- 225 pages
- With images
About the author
Ray Long MD FRCSC is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and the founder of Bandha Yoga. Ray graduated from The University of Michigan Medical School with post-graduate training at Cornell University, McGill University, The University of Montreal and Florida Orthopedic Institute. He has studied hatha yoga for over twenty years, training extensively with B.K.S. Iyengar and other leading yoga masters.