How to use your Prana Wheel®
Always Consult Your doctor before beginning and new excerise regimen. The information on this website is not intended to prevent, diagnose or treat any medical condition or disease. If you expirience any discomfort or pain please consult your doctor immediately. Ocean Love Yoga shall not be liable for any claims for injuries or damages resulting from or in conjuction with the Prana Wheel. Max weight on wheel is 150kg.
From kneeling, place hands on wheel and roll wheel away from knees. Keep hips high and breathe into any tightness in your shoulders. Avoid dropping ribs to floor, rather draw ribs towards your spine and breathe.
Inhale, raise arms above head gently bend elbows, hold the wheel squeezing your elbows towards each other. If your body allows, hold the wheel firmly, press into feet and take forearms towards the mat. Hold for at least 5 breaths in through the nose and out through the nose, nice and slowly. Gently release arms and roll spine back onto wheel.
Sit on the edge of your mat. Roll back onto Prana wheel aligning your spine to centre of wheel. Simply roll back and forth very gently along the wheel, pressing through the feet. Listen to your body and use your breath to open and expand areas that feel restricted or tight.
Kneel on your mat. Take your right leg and place calf on wheel, keep that knee bent to start. Drive your right hip back behind you, spread your sit bones and breathe into sacram. Broaden collarbones and breathe. Gentley roll the wheel forward and back keeping alignment. Repeat on left side.
NB: Take this slowly keep your balance by holding the wheel or floor.
From kneeling, slowly place base of spine to wheel, very gently and consciously lie back with spine aligned on wheel. Bring arms down to the side and breathe into the front of your body.
NB: Please do not attempt if you have any knee injuries, lower back issues or severe tightness.
Roll onto your shoulders. press down through your feet. Feet are hip width distance apart. If you feel its too much for your neck place a blanket under your shoulders to create space. Breathe into the front of your body. To feel more expansion through the front thighs tuck under the toes.
Our Prana Wheel is a great tool to assist in headtstands. By holding the wheel firmly you activate your bicep and tricep muscles so you have a strong foundation. For more stability, place wheel against the wall. Go slow and use strength to float rather then kick ;)