By Allison Ray Jeraci
Photo by Andrea Killam
Arm balances, which require lots of preparation, strength, and determination, are challenging for many yoga practitioners. But with props, we can access and sustain these poses much more easily, allowing us to build greater endurance and strength. While there are many ways to use props to help with arm balances, you can do a lot with a relatively minimal prop setup. As an example, I’m going to share how to use only two (yes, only two!) blocks to explore five different arm balances below.