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Balancing Yoga Poses

Don’t Just Perform Lord of the Dance. Use Props to Practice It With Intention

In this how-to, teacher Sarah Ezrin demonstrates three ways to utilize props to work with Natarjasana.

Props often get a reputation of being something that only beginners need, or something you should move away from as your practice deepens. But longtime yogis know that props have a place—both in helping you achieve your fullest expression of a pose to modifying postures to make them work for your body.

In this practice, teacher Sarah Ezrin walks us through three ways props can help you work with Natarjasana (commonly known as Lord of the Dance Pose).

Want to learn more about this practice? Check out this story from Sarah Ezrin