In Yogabody, creator Judith Hanson Lasater writes, "You are unable to completely understand the dynamic motion of asana without having initial comprehension the fundamental structure of the human human body." Drawing on almostÂ 40 years' experience as a yoga instructor and physical therapist, she focuses here on macroanatomy and kinesiology in relationship to asana exercise and teaching. Organized into 5 elements â€” the locomotor system, the vertebral column, the lower extremity, the trunk, and the higher extremity, Yogabody covers the body's bones, joints, connective tissue, nerves, and muscle groups. This valuable guidebook builds on what yoga instructors already know and allows them to quickly determine what may aid their learners transfer with much more enjoyment and less difficulty. It helps yoga learners understand how their possess human body capabilities. Packed with coloration anatomical drawings, black-and-white diagrammatic asana illustrations, and helpful charts, Yogabody is the Gray's Anatomy for yoga instructors and learners.