Yoga for Sports Performance: A Guide for Yoga Therapists, Yoga Teachers and Bodyworkers 9781848194069, 9780857013620, 1848194064

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Yoga for Sports Performance: A Guide for Yoga Therapists, Yoga Teachers and Bodyworkers
 9781848194069, 9780857013620, 1848194064

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Table of contents :
Preface

PART 1: EAST MEETS WEST – A FINE ROMANCE

1. East Meets West

2. The Solution Is Yoga Specialised

PART II: KNOW THE BODY – KNOW THE SPORT

3. Functional Movement

4. Biomechanics and Yoga: Sthiram and Sukham

5. Yoga Alignment Redefined

6. Functional Anatomy Lines: A Model to Assess and Work with Body Imbalance

7. Understanding Sports Injuries and Yoga Injuries

PART III: KNOW THE MIND – IT’S ALL IN THE MIND!

8. Breathing: What We Can Learn from Free Divers, Mountain Climbers and Yoga Masters about Breathing

9. Psychology and Mental Training

PART IV: REMAINING IN THE QUESTION – ALWAYS ADAPT AND EVOLVE

10. Arranging a Yoga Program

11. Yoga for Cycling

12. Yoga for Cricket

13. Yoga for Running Sports

Conclusion

References

Bibliography

Index

Acknowledgements

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