Why Would I Want to Hang from a Wall?!?

Yoga class photos - 037 Yoga class photos - 053If you are a regular at Sunrise Yoga Studio, you have likely had experience with our yoga walls!

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Yoga Walls are special props that can be used for many types of poses from standing poses, back bends, forward bends, inversions & more. The Walls allow you to move deeper into poses, to understand alignment more in depth, and to simply be more playful in the practice of yoga.

But how does it work?  And if you have not used the yoga wall, what is it and why should you consider yoga wall?

At Sunrise Yoga Studio, Iyengar yoga is emphasized.  Iyengar yoga places emphasis on alignment and introduces the use of props. Yoga props provide support, confidence, and relaxation and assist students in practicing poses that they might not have been able to do otherwise. When the yoga wall is utilized, it provides support, aids in balance and is appropriate for those brand new to yoga as well as those who are quite experienced with yoga.  The support of the wall in training ultimately allows poses away from the wall to be more precise while the work at the wall helps students access and develop deep core muscles.

Benefits from using the yoga wall include improved flexibility and increased strength. The yoga wall is used in all levels of classes at Sunrise Yoga, from chair yoga to Level 4 yoga.  In other words, it is for anybody and all abilities!

Want to learn more?  We offer a monthly yoga wall class with Kim.  This class usually occurs on the last Wednesday of the month from 7:35-8:30 pm.  Come join Kim this Wednesday, January 29th, and hang out with us on the yoga wall!