Jenny Miller's Reviews > The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards

The Science of Yoga by William J. Broad
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
735093
's review
Mar 19, 12

Read in March, 2012

Here's my review of The Science of Yoga: The Risks and Rewards. Seriously, the guy is not a genius. It's not very well-researched or written. It's nowhere near the standard for investigation or lively-writing we'd enjoy with Michael Pollan, Mark Kurlanksy, or Bill Bryson, for example. He's really excited about sex! And he loves finding anecdotes that support his thesis. Including his own injury, which was caused by running, and which he exacerbated while not paying attention to what he was doing during class. Yeah, I'm a yoga teacher, so I've got opinions. But if you're looking for a good history, try Yoga Body, by Mark Singleton, and if you're looking for posture science, I recommend Anatomy of Hatha Yoga by David Coulter.
1 like · likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Science of Yoga.
sign in »

Comments (showing 1-1 of 1) (1 new)

dateDown_arrow    newest »

Da277 well said!


back to top