The ​Science of Yoga 0 csillagozás

The Risks and the Rewards
William J. Broad: The Science of Yoga

A ​lead science writer for The New York Times—and lifelong yoga practitioner—examines centuries of history and research to scrutinize the claims made about yoga for health, fitness, emotional wellbeing, sex, weight loss, healing, and creativity. He reveals what is real and what is illusory, in the process exposing moves that can harm or even kill. Five years in the making, The Science of Yoga draws on a hidden wealth of discovery, drama, and surprising fact to cut through the fog that surrounds contemporary yoga and to show—for the first time—what is uplifting and beneficial and what is delusional, flaky, and dangerous. At heart, it illuminates the risks and rewards.

Broad describes yoga as a burgeoning global industry that attracts not only curious scientists but millions of true believers and charismatic hustlers. He takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of unknown yoga that goes from old archives in Calcutta to world capitals of medical research, from storied ashrams to… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2012

>!
Simon & Schuster, New York, 2012
298 oldal

Hasonló könyvek címkék alapján

Amy Auman – Lisa Purcell: Anatomy, Stretching & Training for Yoga
Stephen Cope: The Great Work of Your Life
Georg Feuerstein – Larry Payne: Yoga For Dummies
Stephen Cope: The Wisdom of Yoga
Stephen Cope: Yoga and the Quest for the True Self
Lorin Roche: The Radiance Sutras
Kino MacGregor: The Power of Ashtanga Yoga
Satya Singh – Fred Hageneder: Tree Yoga: A Workbook
Loren Martin Fishman – Eric L. Small: Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis
Leslie Kaminoff: Yoga Anatomy