Welcome to episode 9 – supported shoulder stand, bridge and relaxation! This video explains how to approach these postures with the use of props and there is time to create a small sequence of the three in succession to each other.
This is the ninth video in this series designed to help you get started with a yoga practice. The fifteen minute session introduces supported shoulder stand, bridge and relaxation. A yoga brick and/or a blanket will be helpful to have for this session.
Emma Heald /Em Yoga recommend that you consult your doctor regarding the applicability of any recommendations and follow all safety instructions before beginning any exercise program. When participating in any exercise or exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself.
Equipment and Props Reccomendation
Bricks are ideal for adding lift or grounding in all manner of poses. They can help stabilise and add height in standing and balancing poses or can be placed between the knees to activate the inner leg muscles.
This classic cotton yoga blanket from Yogamatters is perfect for folding and rolling into a firm, yet comfortable support.