Based on BKS Iyengar’s principles of alignment, ‘the wall’ is used as a prop to deepen asana by opening and creating space in the body using therapeutic techniques. (Inversions in our advanced classes). The original “Yoga Wall” took on the form of ropes attached to wall hooks, designed by Iyengar, which has blessed humanity for decades. As years passed, the Yoga Wall evolved, and introduced new systems of adjustable straps to accommodate body-types of all sorts.
In this unique practice, gravity can be appreciated and utilized as a natural form of resistance, which can help students develop strong core muscles. The YOGA WALL:
It is said in Yoga, that “you are only as old as your spine.” At YAC, we believe as long as you have a healthy and flexible spine, your ability to participate in life is endless! To open the spine in every direction without compression is to hang upside down and practice yoga!
Yoga AND AYURVEDA CENTER