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How Bandhas Stabilize the Joints in Yoga

Yoga Teacher Training BaliThe body is incredibly complex. With over 200 bones, hundreds of muscles and just as many joints (as well as connective issue, nerves, organs and cells) it can be difficult to distill information about the body in a way that is easily digestible, and importantly, functional for students. One way we can do this is by breaking the systems of the body down into units of action. For example, when talking about several joints that work together for a common purpose we can refer to this is a ‘joint complex’ (e.g. the shoulder, or shoulder joint complex, comprises four joints). 

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Reading List

In an effort to help with your learning experience, Shades Of Yoga has compiled a reading list that features some of the most highly respected and recommended authors on the globe in the fields of spiritual philosophy, nutrition and yoga related anatomy. All of these books are available online from various sources and many that are 50-years or older are now available free of charge due to their copyrights expiration date. Shades Of Yoga has eliminated all excuses to not work your way through the list and grant yourself to expand on your knowledge of Yoga and allow it to blossom into full blown wisdom. Remember to keep checking the list on a regular basis as we will be updating it whenever possible.



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