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Broad, William J
The science of yoga : the risks and the rewards / William J. Broad ; illustrations by Bobby Clennell
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA781.7 .B757 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Hatha yoga
Hatha yoga -- Research
Mind and body
Physical Description xxxi, 298 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents Prologue -- Health -- Fit perfection -- Moods -- Risk of injury -- Healing -- Divine sex -- Muse -- Epilogue
Main characters -- Styles of yoga -- Chronology -- Health -- Fit perfection -- Moods -- Risk of injury -- Healing -- Divine sex -- Muse
Summary Broad takes us on a riveting tour of yoga that goes from old archives in Calcutta to the world capitals of medical research. He unveils a burgeoning global industry that attracts true believers-- and charismatic hustlers
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-277) and index

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