Yoga Straps allow control in a pose that would not be allowed otherwise. New practitioners use straps to slowly and completely stretch out, increasing flexibility over time.
Also used to enhance an amplification to get into the next step of a pose fully. For example, use a yoga strap around your back foot to acquire Mermaid Pose from Resting Half Pigeon.
Enjoy the feeling of extension with a little assistance.
Yoga straps are used by yogis of all levels to help you stretch and relax into a pose more deeply and effectively. Attempting certain poses without the assistance of a strap may result in incorrect alignment and you won't receive the natural benefits of the pose. Yoga straps will help you become more flexible and help you to learn difficult poses.
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