Yoga Blocks-The Most Widely Known and Used Props in Yoga

Do you know the function of double color yoga brick? The main function of yoga blocks is that they aid yogis and beginners to get into postures and stances that they would otherwise find difficult to do. Yoga blocks are excellent props especially if you still haven’t developed the flexibility and suppleness that most yoga asanas require you to have. They also help individuals feel comfortable while performing their exercises as well as help improve their body alignment. With yoga block you can now stretch, strengthen and align your body without causing much strain to the other muscles.

These custom printed yoga block can be strategically placed under the feet or hands or even your seat. And it allows you to intensify your yogic stretches and also achieve the right position without much effort. This is extremely helpful for beginners who do not have the much needed flexibility. These blocks are most commonly used in asanas like Ardha Chandrasana and Virasana.

The main aim of the block is to help the individual find freedom when performing a particularly difficult asana, primarily those that require the lengthening of the spine. They are considered to be excellent in cases where you need just a little lift or a push to open your chest or reach your feet, as the same time ensuring that your breath flows easily down the spine.

camouflage yoga block

Yoga block come in different shapes, sizes and materials. The materials used are foam, bamboo, wood and even cork. The most preferred size is 9″ x 6″ and they are usually rectangular in shape. Although the height can vary, the basic height of yoga brick is 4 inches. You can purchase other shapes like circular, square and even ones that are shaped like neck and head supports. However it’s best to ensure that you choose one that fits your requirement. Most instructors advise beginners to start off with the standard sizes. And once the yogi gains flexibility and ability to extend they can then experiment with different sizes and shapes. You can even use a combination of blocks to help you with various difficult positions. However, these are usually used by advanced practitioners.

In general, blocks made of foam are most commonly preferred because they are not very expensive, are easy to find and are easy to store. However if you are looking for more stability then wooden blocks are the best. If on the other hand you want to enjoy flexibility as well as sturdiness then cork yoga block is the best.

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