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Yoga Props Illustrated


Updated July 09, 2014

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Yoga Block

Wheel Pose With Yoga Blocks

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Like blankets, blocks are props to make yourself more comfortable and improve your alignment. Blocks are great for standing poses in which one hand is on the floor, such as Ardha Chandrasana. You can also sit on them in poses like Virasana. These are made of wood, though many are made of foam.

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