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Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana at home

No props? No problem! Use what you've got around the house!   Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher Miri Rivlin, of Palo Alto CA, gets creative around the house to do different versions of Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana.  She even has one…

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Obsolete furniture turned yoga prop

No props? No problem!    Turn that old stereo and TV stand into a Setu Bandha Sarvangasana bench!  That's what Marilyn Shepherd of Colwood BC did.   And, more props at home... Check out the travel neck pillow that Marilyn is…

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Viparita Dandasana at home

No props? No problem! Use what you've got around the house - even your bed! This is one of my favourite ways to enjoy a  supported backbend. I love how doing Viparita Dandasana this way relieves tension in my upper…

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Matsyasana with a chair

  I like to do Matsyasana with the support of the chair back. It allows me to open up my chest while maintaining the integrity of my Padmasana. - Didi Hall, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher

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No props? No problem!

Jacqueline Dumas of Rimouski, Québec doesn't let a lack of traditional yoga props get in the way of her practice.  In the photos below, she shows creativity and ingenuity in incorporating into her practice several objects that we probably all…

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Goraksasana using ropes

I like to practise this supported variation of Goraksasana. Reaching up the ropes helps me to sustain lift in my torso, and the wall gives me a reference for plugging in at the midline of my buttocks. - Niren Pandya,…

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Stephanie Tencer In Virabhadrasana I

Virabhadrasana I at an outside corner

I've always found this particular variation of Virabhadrasana I super-informative. I especially love how the wall helps me to understand the relative position of my pelvis and how the extra height under my front foot shifts substantially more weight into…

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