If you’re new to yoga, you might be wondering what the heck a yoga wheel is and why you would ever need such a thing. These are reasonable questions and concerns.
The yoga wheel is a prop for your yoga practice that helps with flexibility and the release of tension. It is wonderful for your back and shoulders but can work to loosen up other places on the body as well.
I personally use this yoga wheel from Mindful Yoga as it’s durable, lightweight and easy to grip. It has unquestionably improved my strength and posture.
Yoga wheels have quite a few benefits, those of which not only dedicated yogi’s can benefit from. Much like yoga itself, professional athletes use a yoga wheel to stretch their muscles to prevent injury.
Ideal for anyone with a 9-5 desk job; they’re great for hunchers, and can help straighten your back and loosen shoulder knots.
Yoga wheels can also aid in getting you into poses that you find difficult during practice. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, a yoga wheel can assist in feeling out poses and improving your flexibility.