Thanks to a wealth of celebrity devotees and its proven health benefits in the ever-increasing stressful environment of today’s daily functioning, Yoga is at an all-time high in popularity, and looks set to remain a favourite choice of workout for those of you who want to achieve a leaner, streamline body, and increase core strength. Contrary to popular belief, Yoga (and Pilates) aren't all about contorting one’s body into unimaginable positions; most Yoga workouts incorporate slow, steady breathing and gentle, gradual stretching to encourage the body’s flexibility, suppleness and core stability.
One piece of genius equipment that the majority of Yoga students cannot live without is the Yoga brick, or Yoga block. Yoga bricks are fantastic pieces of exercise equipment, used by inexperienced and advanced students alike, that can be utilised to help achieve some of those trickier yoga poses. Positions such as Downward Facing Dog, Plank and Fish Pose are made easier, and often more beneficial when using Yoga equipment. Yoga bricks can support delicate joints, limbs and the head during certain poses, allowing you to get deeper into the stretch.
The Foam Yoga Block - unlike traditional, rigid wooden blocks - is sturdy without inflicting discomfort. Lighter than the majority of Yoga bricks, our Foam Yoga Block is a safer option for carrying out your sessions as it features a non-slip texture, won’t damage floors or you and doesn't become distorted over time.
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