Everything About Yoga & Meditation — yoga bolster
Part two of creatively supporting your yoga practice at home. With the current influx of online yoga classes, and the need to stay home and stay safe, Kelsi Salisbury has put together another guide on making use of what you have at home to support you through your yoga practice.
Our bolsters were born from a need I found while teaching Yoga based rehab at a physiotherapy clinic for a couple years. The majority of my clients had tight chests and weak upper backs, so we were often resting in Supported Fish (see photo at right) or deeper heart openers over a bolster. Many of the clients weren't able to fully open their chests because the 10" width of a standard bolster was too wide. They weren't able to roll their shoulders back and open, which often resulted in gripping, instead of relaxing. You can see in the photo to the right, that the width...