It's possible that you may have a love/hate relationship with props! However, there's no doubt that props can be very useful in advancing your practice. Props are especially beneficial for beginners who are trying to achieve correct alignment. This class
4 Ways to Deepen Your Practice With a Yoga Strap (Video Tutorial)
It's important to use props if you need them. It truly moves towards a deeper and truer practice. Don't push it and fake it. That's not what yoga is about. More instructors need to assist with this in class!
Mala Yoga- This version of Reclined Staff Pose allows her to stretch her hamstrings without straining at the attachment sites (see our video about this in Standing Forward Bend from a few posts back). It also sneaks in some extra core work! To try this po
: One of the nicest backbends IMO and one that I really wanted to learn when I first started yoga. Working with the strap really helps in feeling what the pose involves without overstraining yourself. You can make the stra