Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga

Written by physiotherapists and yoga teachers Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machliss, Applied Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga is a unique text on the science of hatha yoga and yoga therapy.

The effects of yoga each part of the body are explained with thorough analysis and explanation of asanas, vinyasa, bandhas, mudras and kriyas. Using basic principles of biomechanics and neurophysiology this book explains how to improve strength, flexibility and fitness while maintaining joint stability and minimizing the risk of injury.

This comprehensive text includes hundreds of photographs, diagrams and tables and is a practical, useful and informative guide for teachers and students of all styles of hatha yoga. This book is the recommended text for RMIT University online course, Applied Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga within the Master of Wellness program.