In Yoga, you stretch groups of muscles at the same time while our Body Mechanics isolate the stretches and stretch muscles individually. It is almost impossible to avoid compensation in Yoga while our Body Mechanics avoid compensation through proper stabilization. Body Mechanics use belts to hold hips firmly to the stretching table and assist with stabilizing other areas when necessary.
All stretches are active, which means a more effective and safer stretch. This happens through reciprocal inhibition: the active muscle “turns off” the muscle being stretched. Some yoga stretches are active, some are not. Stretch Shop Body Mechanics stretches the muscles for no more than two seconds, that prevents the myotatic/stretch reflex to trigger, which might lead to injury. Instead of holding a stretch for a long time (like some Yoga modalities), repetitive, short stretches avoid muscle fatigue and enhances oxygen resupply and waste product elimination.