Bandha Yoga Free E-Book

Greetings all my Yogi friends … If you have not yet checked out the Bandhayoga books you will find a wealth of info here with fabulous illustrations. Enjoy!

You can also buy a copy of any of several books in this series through my blog – http//: www.Lillahschwartz.com

Combining Science and Yoga with Some Personal Reflections , Free E-Book by Dr. Ray Long

“So I began to analyze the positions of the major joints in the poses—the hips, knees, shoulders, and elbows, etc.  Once I understood the general form of the asana, I would shift my focus to the individual joints and the muscles that produced that form in the pose. For example, if the hips were extended, then I would intentionally engage the gluteals; if the elbows were straight then I contracted my triceps, and so on. This is key—focus on what the major joints and their muscles are doing and the asana will emerge. In a pose like Janu Sirsasana this might be as direct as engaging the quadriceps of the straight knee and the hamstrings of the bent one.”

This post was written by Lillah on February 17, 2011
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