• An Introduction to Using Yoga Blocks

    An Introduction to Using Yoga Blocks

    The yoga world can end up pretty divided when it comes to yoga blocks. There are some pretty hard core yogis out there who assert that any props are cheating. At the Yoga Studio Store, we completely disagree. What’s more, watch any of your favourite yoga teachers, from Yoga with Adrienne to your teacher at your local studio, and you’ll notice that they have...
  • Choosing The Yoga Mat Material That Suits You

    Choosing The Yoga Mat Material That Suits You

    The technology behind the manufacture of Yoga Mats has changed substantially over the years allowing their design to better suit their purpose and the style of the Yogi. However, the most important aspect of the mat is that it is practical and aids performance. There are a number of different styles of mat that vary in both material and thickness and your choice may...
  • Bricks, Blocks and Wedges – Why, What and When?

    Bricks, Blocks and Wedges – Why, What and When?

    In the 1970s  B. K. S. Iyengar became well known for the introduction of using props in Yoga to assist practitioners in achieving correct body alignment. This approach is especially good for either beginners seeking a good foundation for more advanced Yoga or the elderly who need assistance. As with any craft, it is best to learn the correct technique first before progressing to greater...
  • Blocks and Bricks – Size Matters But They Can Both Have The Same Purpose

    Blocks and Bricks – Size Matters But They Can Both Have The Same Purpose

    In the 1970s  B. K. S. Iyengar became well known for the introduction of using props in Yoga to assist practitioners in achieving correct body alignment. This approach is especially good for either beginners seeking a good foundation for more advanced Yoga or the elderly who need assistance. As with any craft, it is best to learn the correct technique first before progressing to greater...
  • Everything You Need To Know About Yoga Bolsters

    Everything You Need To Know About Yoga Bolsters

    Everything you need to know about yoga bolsters If you’ve not done a supported child’s pose using a yoga bolster, you’re missing out on one of the most affirming, soothing and comforting yoga poses there are. But yoga bolsters are also excellent tools for providing support and enabling mastery with more complex positions too, gradually training and encouraging your flexibility. However, the world of the...
  • What Yoga Equipment Do Beginners Need To Practice Yoga Effectively?

    What Yoga Equipment Do Beginners Need To Practice Yoga Effectively?

    What yoga equipment do beginners need to practice yoga effectively? February 16, 2021 Over 460,000 Brits take a yoga class each week. It’s consistently been a fitness and wellbeing staple of the UK exercise and wellness sector for decades, but its popularity continues to grow. As such, if you’re a newbie to yoga, you’re far from alone. And one of the very first questions new...
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