iYoga Headstand Yoke is the only head-stander which supports full Sirsasana. Offers firm support for headstand, and build strength and alignment with Headstand Yoke. Height and width can be adjusted easily. iYoga headstand yoke has a quality wood finish. This product folds away for compact storage and convenient transport.
Headstand Yoke has been developed by iYogaprops to support yoga practitioners in learning and practicing Salamba Sirsasana (head balance or headstand). The prop was developed through experiment and practice over several years by qualified Iyengar Yoga teacher and product designer Peter Harley.
Based on a form of support originally demonstrated by BKS Iyengar, the world’s foremost hatha yoga teacher. Salamba Sirsasana is one of the iconic asanas of Hatha Yoga. The pose is said to bring many benefits to the practitioner and is known as the “king of asanas”.
In Light on Yoga (Thorsons 2001), BKS Iyengar says that regular practice of this pose will benefit the health of the brain, the hormonal system, the circulatory system and blood, the lungs and the digestive system.
“Regular and precise practice of Sirsasana develops the body, disciplines the mind, and widens the horizons of the spirit. One becomes balanced and self-reliant in pain and pleasure, loss and gain, shame and fame and defeat and victory.”
Salamba Sirsasana is not to be practised in isolation but should be learnt and practiced as part of a complete yoga asana practice. We strongly advise those intending to learn Sirsasana to seek advice from an experienced yoga teacher. If this is not possible refer to Light on Yoga.
Headstand Yoke may provide benefit to: those learning Sirsasana; those with postural alignment problems, shoulders stiffness, neck problems or weakness.
Folded Dimensions: 720 mm x 140 mm x 50 mm