Safe aid for headstand
Sirshasana is sometimes called the king of all asanas as this posture offers some amazing physical benifits such as: strengthening of the blood flow, strengthening the core muslces in back and abdomen, the activation of the lungs, relieving strain on joints and vertebrae ...
It also has some powerful energetic and mental effects: it affects your mood positively and it stimulates your crown and third eye chakra, by which you develop courage, insight and mental concentration.
However, it is quite a difficult asana to perform safe and sound.
To give everyone the opportunity to do this headstand in a comfortable and safe way, this yoga stool was developed.
This stool has the stronger shoulders, resting on cushions, carry the whole weight of the body, wihout havein to engage the neck, resulting in virtually no chance of serious injury to the cervical spine and muscles.
The yoga stool is made of solid birch wood with durable faux-leather cushions filled with foam, able to withstand frequent, heavy load.
The yoga stool comes in a portable box as a self-assembly kit (including detailed instructions and necessary tools).
Construction time: about 5-10 minutes.
Yoga stool can be dismantled and taken along on holiday or to the yoga studio.
For every FeetUp sold, the makers of FeetUp will donate one tree to Trees for the Future.
Material: laminated birch and recycled foam
Weight: 3.5 kgs
Measurements stool: L60cm x W40cm x H40cm (included the 4 cm thick cushion)
Measurements storage box: 68cm x 43cm x 6.5cm
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