Today in my yoga classes, we focused on using a yoga strap (or men's tie if you don't have a strap). Judging by student comments afterwards, this focus really made an impact in their practice today. Yippee!
If you would like to learn more about using props in your own practice, here's an article in Yoga Journal: Using Yoga Props. Another article can be found here: How to Use Yoga Straps. An important thing to remember is ALWAYS listen to your body and avoid pushing your muscles and tendons to far, to fast. Our goal in yoga is NO pain.
|Some examples of yoga props.|