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This book will be of great help to Yoga teachers and students as visual reference to the muscles that are engaged by specific yoga poses. The picture in this book shows each pose in full-color photograph opposite a detailed and annotated anatomical drawing that identifies the active and stabilizing muscles being used. Practitioners can maximize the benefits of each pose and even design a personalized yoga routine that focuses on their specific problem areas by identifying affected muscles. It explains the basics of yoga, breathing and the spine, concentrating on the body's core musculature. This book detail covers the following subjects: Yoga warm-up Standing poses Forward bends Back bends Seated and twisted poses Poses that balance arms Inversions Restorative poses Sequences, such as sun salutation This book has numerous asides, including "best for" information boxes that describe the muscles that work the most during each pose. It has tip boxes that give hints on safety and form and outline the target muscles for and benefits of each pose. It also suggests creative ways to modify the intensity of an exercise. This is an expert guide that is extremely useful for anyone who interested in enhancing a personal yoga fitness routine. It will also help yoga instructors who want a visual aid that clearly illustrates the benefits of each exercise.

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