Combine modern western science with the ancient art of Hatha Yoga.
Master the science behind the hip openers and forward bends of Hatha Yoga. Dr. Rai Long guides you on a visual narrative through the anatomy, biomechanics and physiology of this ancient art, decoding each pose along the way. The Mat companion series privides you with beautifully illustrated, step-by-step instructions on how to use scientific principles to obtain the maximum benefit from your practice. Each book indludes the Bandha Yoga Codex, a simple five-step process that can be applied to any pose to improve strength, flexibility and precision - no matter what style of yoga you practice.
Ray Long is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and the founder of Bandha Yoga. He is the author of the bestselling Scientific Keys series, which indludes The Key Muscles of Yoga and The Key Poses of Yoga.