The yoga wheel is a simple circle that has the ability to enhance your yoga practice in a myriad of ways. For beginners, it is an excellent tool to help with more advanced poses, and, for advanced yogis, it has profound potential to advance any pose into something more challenging. No matter what stage of your yoga practice you may be in, a yoga wheel will level up your experience and prove to be a valuable tool.
If you are looking to enhance your stretches and find a solution for natural pain relief, a yoga wheel is excellent for this purpose. It can relieve pain in the spine and shoulders by helping with safe movement into deeper stretches and postures. It adds stability to your poses. The yoga wheel is a versatile tool used for balance, backbends, and so much more. You will find that the thick cushion on the yoga wheel makes it very comfortable on your back and joints.
Besides, activating your body and core in deeper poses, while also offering stability and balance, can promote feelings of calmness and relaxation. I love to use my yoga wheel at the end of the day. It easily soothes and massages my tight muscles, and any discomfort in my body is melted away. Using a yoga wheel is a great way to help me unwind from the day and prepares me for rest. Dim your lights, play relaxing music, use your Ajna cool-mist essential oil diffuser, and your yoga wheel will help your mind and body escape into tranquility.
I know this tool might look intimidating for beginners but truly it isn’t. I considering myself a beginner with using a yoga wheel and find so much benefit from it! It is a perfect yoga prop for beginners because they let you practice backbends and heart-opening poses with less risk of injury.
Ajna Yoga Wheel comes in a set of 3: small (6″), medium (10″), and large (13″). These three different sizes will allow you to customize your practice. The small size, I found, is great for targeted areas on your body. The medium size is perfect for toning exercises. The large wheel is excellent for boosting balance. Just play with the wheels and find out what works best for you. There is no right or wrong. This one tool alone can precisely target pressure points, increase or decrease stretches, and massage away aches and pains with your desired intensity.
You can see how incredible this set of yoga wheels are! They are absolutely comfortable on the spine and offer great stability. Not only are yoga wheels good for your body, but they are also good for our planet. Ajna Yoga Wheels are sustainable and earth–friendly. They will not tear or break up with use. Each yoga wheel is covered with PU rubber that is 100% natural, durable, and sustainably sourced from trees. The inner ring is made of high quality ABS plastic, so there is no fear of the wheel bending or breaking with use. In addition, it is free from harmful BPS and toxic chemicals.
To best care for your yoga wheel, just use a natural cleaner. Spray the surface of your yoga wheel and let it air dry. I found also found that if I get the bottoms of my feet a bit damp I also have better grip in my position. I hope these tips prove to be helpful for you.
The gorgeous materials and designs will inspire you during your yoga practice. You can easily get deeper into poses more quickly or safely. Or you can use yoga wheels to promote feelings of wellbeing and relieve stress and tension from a long day. I don’t know how I have lived without one!