If You’ve Been Doing Yoga Without a Yoga Block, You Don’t Know What You’re Missing

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Whether you’re just starting out on your yoga journey or have been breathing your way through warrior poses for years, every yogi can benefit from the addition of blocks to their practice. Traditionally made from foam, bamboo or cork, yoga blocks help support poses by bringing the floor “closer” to you, or by extending your range of motion with an added reach.

Blocks can help yogis find their proper alignment and can help ward off injuries by placing the block in a beginner, intermediate and master yogi position depending on the pose. Sitting on yoga blocks at the end of your practice can also help to open your hips and release tension.

Now that we’ve covered all the benefits of using a yoga block, let’s look at which ones are the best addition to your practice. Namaste.

  

1. Three Minute Egg Yoga Blocks

Our team loves the innovative design of the Three Minute Egg Yoga Blocks. The ergonomic shape and twist on the traditional block makes the eggs stand out, as do the glowing reviews. The medium-density foam blocks have a devoted following, with customers crediting the blocks for helping stretch, even when suffering from injuries caused by broken bones or sprained joints. The block’s oval design also make them idea for stretching out the upper back, neck, and spine.

Three Minute Egg® Yoga Blocks

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2. Gaiam Yoga Block

The Gaiam Yoga Block has a huge following thanks to its supportive foam base that’s lightweight and nonslip, perfect for hot yoga sessions. With a ton of positive reviews online, yogis love adding the Gaiam block to their practice when looking for more stability and stretching.

Gaiam Yoga Block

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3. REEHUT Yoga Block

The REEHUT Yoga Block is a great yoga block for anyone looking for something that is sturdy, durable, moisture-proof (great for fighting sweaty bacteria) and light enough to carry from your home practice to the yoga studio. Available in six colors, the REEHUT Yoga Block is so affordable you’ll be able to pick up a block in each hue.

REEHUT Yoga Block

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4. BodyGood Natural Cork Yoga Block

The BodyGood Natural Cork Yoga Block is great for yogis with sensitive skin. The all-natural cork block is environmentally-friendly, non-slip, water-repellent, anti-microbial and anti-static, which means it won’t pick up toxins that come into contact with it, great for use in a public yoga studio.

BodyGood Natural Cork Yoga Block

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