“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
Types of Yoga
Svaroopa Yoga: In this practice traditional poses are done in a different manner to emphasize the opening of the spine. Precise angles and adjustments are used, as well as soft blankets and other props. By releasing core tension from the muscles around the spine, you will find it easier to develop your inner conscious. Likewise, by creating an inner experience you will find that this yoga is more than precise poses. It promotes physical and mental healing and transformation. This inner experience was given the name “svaroopa” by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutra. Svaroopa Yoga was created by Rama Berch, founder and director of the Master Yoga Academy, and also known for her work at Dr. Deepak Chopra’s center for Well Being.
Pose of the Week
Half Revolved Belly Pose
- Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (shivshankardaily.wordpress.com)
- 4 Reasons We Don’t Need Fancy Yoga Poses. (elephantjournal.com)
- The 2 Most Challenging Yoga Poses. ~ C. Jane Taylor (elephantjournal.com)
- 5 Types of Yoga Classes Including Hatha (yoga.answers.com)