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Standing Poses - Ropes or no ropes?

If you need support there are advantages to using the ropes for standing poses:

  • To support the practice & take the load off limbs

  • To open and decompress joints and spine

  • For alignment focus

  • For restorative work, holding poses longer & to release muscular tension

  • Difficult asanas can be accessed with greater ease

  • It helps gain deeper stretch, traction

  • It can also be used therapeutically for specific issues