Sunday Inspiration Week 4

The Stretch Gazette is a special collection of weekly posts which feature popular and original Yoga articles, quotes, pictures and other inspirational material. Every Sunday The Twisted Monkey will bring you some words of wisdom, yoga tips and facts, and highlight a specific Yoga Pose for the week. You can subscribe to The Stretch Gazette and receive email notifications of new posts by entering your email in the box found on the sidebar. Namaste.

Words of Wisdom

“Yoga is the scientific technique for divine realization.” ~Bill Henry

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

 1. The 5 Yamas (“restraints”) ~ set of ethical rules

2. The 5 Niyamas (not to be restrained) ~ qualities to observe & cultivate

3. Asana ~ postures which promote physical health & stamina

4. Pranayama ~ control of breath & vital energy

5. Pratyahara ~withdrawal of senses from material world to still the mind

6. Dharana ~ concentration, mental focus

7. Dhyana ~ meditation, longer concetration

8. Samadhi ~ superconsciousness, union with the Divine

Position of the Week



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