Updated: Jul 11, 2020
By Allison Ray Jeraci
Photo by Andrea Killam
Using a wedge block can take your arm balances to new heights. We know that finessing arm balances requires dedication and perseverance, as well as significant mobility in the joints (specifically the wrists and hips). By incorporating a wedge into your practice, you can decrease the intensity on your joints and focus on other aspects of the poses.
Here, we'll take a look at how the wedge can drastically shift your experience of bakasana (crow/crane pose), vasisthasana (side plank), and parsva bakasana (side crow).