A yoga wheel is an accessory made with a hollow, sturdy plastic base covered in a cushioned material. But once you use it, you won't know how you ever practiced yoga without it.
The possibilities of a yoga wheel are endless! It can be used in all levels and variations of yoga poses to enhance stretches, strengthen your core, improve balance, and increase flexibility. It's accupressure surface can also provide significant pain relief by increasing circulation and improving posture in everyday life. Rumor has it, it also makes an excellent alternative cat bed.
Plank pose activates nearly every stabilizer muscle in the body. To increase the challenge, try resting your ankles on top of the wheel.
Many of us spend the majority of our day sitting which results in tight hip flexors. Over time, this can lead to poor posture and lower back pain. A simple hamstring stretch using the wheel to elevate your leg can help release tension in your back while improving flexibility at the same time.
From pressure at work to family problems to everyday stress, sometimes it feels like we literally carry the weight of the world on our shoulders. All this stress can cause us to hunch when we sit and breathe shallow, which strains the neck and causes tension headaches. Yikes! Curl your spine over the wheel until your head almost touches the floor and open your chest and shoulders for instant relief as you let the wheel's surface massage your back.
Balance is extremely important for preventing injury. The shoes we wear in our day-to-day lives can actually restrict the proprioceptors in our feet and can damage our sense of balance. By doing a crescent lunge with your front foot on the top of the wheel you can stimulate those proprioceptors on the wheel's raised points and bring awareness to your balance.
Can I use the wheel for anything other than yoga?
Absolutely! This wheel is excellent for stretching and relaxation. It can also be used as a massage roller to help increase circulation to your muscles better than traditional foam rollers. Additionally, you can place it behind you on a chair to help naturally improve posture.
What makes this wheel better than cork or wood wheels?
Our wheel's design is extremely unique because it won't break down or experience the wear & tear or breakage typical of most wheels on the market. This one will last you a lifetime!
What's the maximum weight the wheel can support?
Our yoga wheel can support up to 300 pounds.
What are the dimensions of the wheel?
Our wheel is 13.5" tall by 5.7" wide and 1.75" thick. Big enough support your entire back!
Once I order, how long will it take to receive my wheel?
You can expect your new yoga wheel to arrive at your door in 5-7 business days.
Is this wheel eco-friendly?
Yes! The Zura Yoga Wheel is made from BPA-free plastic and all-natural, recycled rubber.
The ZURA wheel is the ultimate addition to your practice, plus it's extremely lightweight and sweat-resistant!BUY NOW
I got this for my daughter who works a stressful job and experiences frequent back paints. She uses it all the time and even stopped needing to take aspirin for her back!
I can't explain how much I love this thing! My workout routine was getting so boring, so with this, it's so fun to get creative and see where you can add it into yoga poses, you get an extreme workout. It's like having a gym all in one prop.
The massaging points are everything! Each pose feels so juicy!
When used appropriately, the ZURA Yoga Wheel stretches abdominal and hip flexors without hyperextending the muscles of the spine. Not only does its wide width train core stabilizer muscles in developing strength and balance, but its revolutionary acupressure surface stimulates paraspinal mechanoreceptors and triggers sensory proprioception fibers. Signaling mechanoreceptors overrides nociception (pain) and training proprioceptive neurons is a key component in developing body awareness. I highly recommend this wheel not just for yoga, but also for restorative purposes. This combination decreases the chance of injury in normal day-to-day activities.
Dr. Frank Scali, Chiropractor and M.D.