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Yoga Pilates Guide

Yoga pillow – for relaxed meditations

In addition to classical yoga poses (asanas), contemplative elements are yoga, to calm the body and mind, and to bring the energy into flow. Especially for beginners, prolonged quiet sitting in a silent meditation is not easy. Tension in the legs to circulatory disorders can occur and make sitting a torment. The use of a yoga pillow helps to avoid these unpleasant side effects. The slightly raised seating position on the Yoga Cushion supports your back in the meditation position and helps the spine to take its natural S-shape. The intervertebral discs are relieved and the lungs have room to unfold: important for the free flow of the breath during meditation. Tip: As you meditate, sit on the front edge of the meditation cushion.

Sitting postures in yoga

Yoga knows different sitting postures for the meditative exercises. In any case, the posture should be upright and relaxed, the lower back straight. The position of the legs varies according to flexibility and preference. Relaxed sitting needs to be learned. In Germany, people usually sit on armchairs or chairs. On the floor or the Yoga Cushion sitting is unusual for Europeans. To keep the muscles from cramping in the unfamiliar posture, the hip joints should be positioned slightly higher than the knees. Which of the basic sitting postures allows you a relaxed sitting, you have to try. These variants are available: the „cross-legged“ (both feet under the thighs), the „comfortable seat“ (only a crossed foot), the „half lotus“ (one foot over the thigh) and the lotus position. In the „cow head seat“ beat, on the Yoga Cushion sitting, legs crossed over each other, then put them back to the sides; in the heel seat you sit on your knees / heels. Yoga Cushion designed for the various seating positions and allow a relaxed sitting experience.

The suitable Yoga Cushion Find

The trade offers a variety of different models. Round or oval yoga pillows in several sizes – from little yoga travel pillowto the XXL pillow, which also offers a comfortable seat for the tea. The seat heights are also variable: depending on requirements, the height is 10 to 50 cm. The high pillow variants are well suited for sitting in the cow head position. Yoga cushions in the form of a crescent give you a comfortable legroom in the positions with crossed legs. A high meditation cushionsprovides relaxation for tall people in sitting positions with their legs crossed. By the way – too pillowin different sized, rectangular formats are commercially available. Decisive for the right choice of yoga cushion is your body size, your flexibility and the posture that you prefer. Try out which cushion shape is most comfortable for you.

The yoga pillow variety

Convenience is not the only criterion when choosing your yoga pillow – the look also plays a role: The trade offers a variety of color variants, pillows with applications of the Buddhist Om sign, the elephant-headed Ganesha, the flower of life, with lotus flowers or others designs. When buying, make sure that the pillowcaseDurable, washable and equipped with a high-quality zipper or drawstring cord. As a rule, yoga pillowcases are made of certified organic cotton, especially fine models are equipped with silk covers. The smaller models also have a carrying handle. You will find a diverse selection of high-quality yoga cushions u. a. at Yogabox, Herbalind or Lotuscraft.

Meditation cushion – the inner life

You have the choice between pillows with or without tick, The cushion cover of a pillow with ticking is easier to wash. The advantage of a yoga pillow without ticking is that it optimally adapts and supports your body when sitting. In addition, you can easily change the strength of the yoga cushion by removing part of the filling or filling more. High-quality yoga pillows often include a refill pack. You can also buy the refill material to refresh your yoga pillow. Pleasant, because breathable and natural, are pillow fillings from spelled husks or buckwheat chaff. For reasons of weight, the filling of large cushions is usually made of polystyrene or foam curls.

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