A wall can be used in a number of different ways in your Yoga practice.
For Asanas, you can use a wall to create leverage, balance, support, and resistance in your poses and to perform strengthening and flexibility exercises.
In addition to Asana assistance, a wall can also be used in other limbs of your practice as well. You can, for example, use a wall for Dharana, Dhyana, and even Pratyahara practice with a bit of creativity.
What are some creative ways that you can incorporate a wall into your practice today?
Coming up with a few ideas is a great way to ensure that you fully take advantage of this often-overlooked boon that is always freely available for you to integrate into your Yoga routine.
Here Are A Few Ideas To Get You Started (Click Here To See Some Examples)
Upper body stretches against the wall
Stare at a blank wall or a dot drawn on the wall for concentration and meditation
Journal facing a wall to block out all external stimuli
Perform a sitting meditation with your back against the wall for balance
Stand with the back part of your body flat against the wall for about 5 minutes per day to develop a healthy posture
Pushups, Planks, and Chaturangas against the wall
Use the wall to get into a Handstand or Headstand
The possibilities go on and on…
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