7 Best Yoga Props, According to 7 Top Teachers Around the Country - Yoga Journal

7 Best Yoga Props, According to 7 Top Teachers Around the Country

The right props can help you do everything from improve your alignment to making formerly awkward or uncomfortable poses easier. Read on to find out what some of the top yoga teachers around the country reach for when they practice.
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By now, most of us have gotten the message that using props is not a sign of weakness. After all, props can add a whole new dimension to your yoga practice, helping you do everything from improve your alignment to making formerly awkward or uncomfortable poses easier, and more. In fact, not using a prop can often compromise the integrity of a pose.  

Yoga props can also have a restorative effect, helping you sink deeper into a stretch or massage away tension held in your connective tissue. In a nutshell: “Yoga pops are underrated,” says Seattle, Washington-based Tiffany Cruikshank, L.AC, MAOM, E-RYT, AND founder of Yoga Medicine. Read on to find out what some of the top yoga teachers around the country reach for when they practice.

7 Best Yoga Props, According to 7 Top Teachers