How to Use a Yoga Strap
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You’ve seen yoga straps at studios and maybe even played with them in a pose or two. But what are the benefits of yoga straps, and how can you use it to its maximum potential? In this yoga strap tutorial featuring Melody Beuzelin, our editor and resident 300-hour CYT, she’ll walk you through how to find the perfect strap, the importance of using a strap in your practice, the benefits, and 10 useful poses you can practice (or teach!) using one.
Finding the Perfect Strap
The strap featured in this video is by Masaya Brand. While you can use any strap in your practice, this strap has several key features that you should look for if you’re looking to add them to your routine, such as:
- Reasonably priced: find this one for $10 on Amazon!
- Extra long: 8 feet
- Soft to the touch
- Grippy, no-slip grip
- D rings for making into a mat sling or looping
- Several colors and styles
FACT: Did you know that stretching helps prevent injury. So even if you don’t use one in yoga, it’s a great way to help lossen up tight muscles whether your physically active or spend most of your day sitting!
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