Great guide to using yoga props! My teacher trainer always used to say, if you can’t reach the floor, bring the floor to you! Enjoy the post!

A Charmed Yogi

yoga props

Using props in your yoga practice is not a necessity, but there are ways to incorporate accessories like blocks, straps, bolsters and wedges to help support your practice.

Myth: Props are for wimps.

Fact: Props can often prevent injury by providing stability throughout the evolution of our yoga practice. Plus, many props can actually help us get deeper into postures, and alleviate unnecessary stress on joints.

This awesome chart from Fit Blogger shows a variety of ways to work props into your regular practice.  I’m a bit of a prop-a-holic myself.  They came in particularly handy after an injury, and allowed me to re-learn my practice using better body mechanics.

prop usage guide

Don’t worry if you don’t have all of the props picture here.  If you don’t have a strap, you can improvise using the belt of your robe.  And if you don’t have a ‘yoga bolster’ you can stack up a…

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  1. CharmedYogi
    Jan 29, 2013 @ 18:32:07

    Thanks for reblogging!!

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