Tips for using your Yoga Strap

Yoga straps are like the Swiss Army Knife of props. They can be used for so many things, from assisting with stabilising your joints and supporting inflexible parts of our bodies to create traction in tricky postures that would otherwise cause pain or discomfort when done without assistance!

Here are 5 few tips for using and getting the most out of your new yoga strapl

TIP #1 

Use your yoga strap to open up the shoulders and perhaps even on a work break when working from home

TIP #2 

Use your strap as an extension of your arms. Useful in any posture where the intention is to reach for your feet and toes and you can't quite get there. 

Tip #3 

Progressions in dancers pose [help]

Tip #4

Assist with Gomukhasana Arms / Cow Face Pose
If the standard version of this pose is too difficult, use a strap to make it easier. A strap can help when you’re unable clasp your fingers together behind your back

Tip #5

Assist with Supta Baddha Konasana - Bound Angel Pose

Slide the strap under the pinky toe side of your feet, over your ankles, and down to your lower back, then over your shoulders. As you tighten the strap, there should be a mild yet comfortable tension between your feet and your back