Category: yoga props

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Challenge Your Yoga Practice With These 5 Yoga Block Exercises

Challenge Your Yoga Practice With These 5 Yoga Block Exercises Yoga blocks are a simple and inexpensive prop often overlooked by yogis who want to challenge their practice. Many don’t know any good challenging yoga block exercises to incorporate into their practice. Unfortunately, blocks are often thought of as tools just for beginners. Although they
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1 Jun

Balancing Act: Warrior III with Yoga Blocks

Balancing Act: Warrior III with Yoga Blocks Years ago, I remember a senior Iyengar teacher telling workshop participants that she’d abandoned teaching Virabhadrasana III (Warrior III Pose). “It’s just too hard for too many people,” she said. It’s true that it’s a challenging pose. Leg and core strength can be formidable obstacles. But the most
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4 May

Here’s How to Modify 7 Common Yoga Poses for Tight Hips

Here’s How to Modify 7 Common Yoga Poses for Tight Hips There are so many excellent yoga poses for tight hips to gently open and stretch the muscles and connective tissue supporting the pelvic girdle. However, when your hips are extremely tight, it can be challenging to even begin to approach these postures. Practice These
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27 Apr

6 Yoga Wheel Poses to Build Serious Strength + Stability (Photo Tutorial)

6 Yoga Wheel Poses to Build Serious Strength + Stability (Photo Tutorial) Most of us have heard of a yoga wheel, but have you heard of (or tried) yoga wheel poses? A yoga wheel is a hollow, circular-shaped yoga prop designed for stretching, releasing tension, and improving flexibility. And there are so many great yoga
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1 Apr

Introducing Yoga Props to Your Students

Introducing Yoga Props to Your Students You’d think it would be easy. Yoga props, such as yoga blocks and straps, increase the ease in so many poses. Yet, in this competitive culture, many people have come to think of yoga props as “crutches” for other people, you know, the ones who just can’t do the
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What is Advanced Yoga Practice?

What is Advanced Yoga Practice? A former longtime student recently told me that she had to stop coming to yoga classes because she just couldn’t make herself sit out poses that were bothering her back. My class culture is anything but competitive. I encourage people to abstain when a pose doesn’t feel right. It’s completely
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