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For anyone involved in yoga, from practitioners to instructors, 3D Anatomy for Yoga: The Essential Guide is a valuable reference and teaching tool. It covers 26 yoga poses (asanas), each demonstrated by a 3D anatomical model with supplemental text and animations.
Developed using Primal Pictures’ award-winning 3D anatomy models and the expertise of a team of experienced yoga instructors, 3D Anatomy for Yoga: The Essential Guide is a valuable reference and teaching tool for anyone involved in yoga, from practitioners to instructors. The DVD-ROM has a simple and intuitive functionality that allows users to interact with the content and gain a deeper understanding of human anatomy as it relates specifically to yoga.
In 3D Anatomy for Yoga: The Essential Guide, 26 yoga poses (asanas) are covered, each demonstrated by a 3D anatomical model. Bones and muscles are easily viewed and labeled, and the entire model can be rotated. Muscles can be added or removed from the posed skeleton, and a simple click on any visual structure will provide detailed text that clearly explains the structure and its significance for yoga. In addition, users will find links to supplemental articles that provide a better understanding of each pose and how to perform it correctly, as well as links to relevant images in the 3D anatomy section and animated sequences of specific joint movements and the muscle actions involved.
The 26 asanas covered consist of a mixture of seated and standing poses, many of which are shown in both beginner and classical forms. The 3D anatomy section provides additional information relevant for yoga for each area of anatomy. Users will be able to further explore the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, and reproductive systems.
With the aim of helping both yoga instructors and practitioners gain a new and deeper understanding of human anatomy in the context of yoga asanas, this innovative resource is an essential guide that takes yoga anatomy to a new level.
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Extended Hands and Feet Pose (Utthita Hasta Padasana)
Side Hands and Feet Pose (Parsva Hasta Padasana)
Triangle Pose (Utthita Trikonasana)
Tree Pose (Vrksasana)
Extended Side Angle (Utthita Parsvakonasana)
Revolved Triangle (Parivrrta Trikonasana)
Pyramid Pose (Parsvottanasana)
Warrior I (Virabhadrasana I)
Warrior II (Virabhadrasana II)
Warrior III (Virabhadrasana III)
Downward Dog (Adho Muhka Svanasana)
Lunge (Ardha Mandalasana)
Side Plank (Vasisthasana)
Four-Limbed Staff Pose (Chaturanga Dandasana)
Headstand (Salamba Sirsasana)
Shoulderstand (Salamba Sarvangasana)
Staff Pose (Dandasana)
Sage Pose (Marichyasana)
Seated Forward Bend (Pashimottanasana)
Pigeon (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana)
Upward Dog (Urdhva Muhka Svanasana)
Wheel Pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana)
Supine Twist (Supta Matsyendrasana)
A training and teaching resource for yoga students, yoga instructors, advanced practitioners, and exercise prescribers.
Primal Pictures was established in 1991 with the goal of creating the only complete and medically accurate 3D model of the human anatomy. Now more than 20 years later, Primal 3D anatomy software is widely adopted in education and is currently used for education of patients, practitioners, and students in over 20 countries.
The representation of the body in Primal’s range of software is unique due to its accuracy and detail. It is derived from genuine medical scan data that have been interpreted by a team of Primal anatomists and then translated into three-dimensional images by an expert team of graphics specialists. The anatomy visuals are accompanied by animations that demonstrate function, biomechanics, and surgical procedures, as well as clinical videos and text written by some of the world’s leading medical specialists.