You’ll need some props before being able to follow along with this video: 2 yoga blankets and a yoga mat. A yoga strap is optional to help keep the elbows in proper alignment. This video shows a variation using a wall – which beginners might appreciate!
When watching this video, you’ll notice that the instructor places the yoga mat under the blankets, while one student folds her sticky mat over her blankets. This set up is your choice, but you might find that having the mat wrapped below and on top of the blankets will keep your shoulders from slipping off the blankets.
Now you’re ready to learn how to do a Supported Shoulderstand: