This book gives you a clear understanding of how the body works on an anatomical level during the practice of yoga by examining 30 poses asana in detail. The book begins with a comprehensive overview of the musculoskeletal system followed by an extended introduction to yoga. This explains the styles of yoga movements of the spine types of muscle activity the science of breathing and more. An essential guide for yoga enthusiasts health and fitness students and professionals and those wishing to progress to teaching yoga. Also available Exercise Stretching.