Therapeutic yoga in the Iyengar alignment tradition. Use a support wall with straps that support the body; Placed around hips, shoulders, or on the legs while in the yoga postures to support you. This enables you to stay in the posture and focus on the breath. It eases the tension you may feel when holding a pose if you feel weak or have an injury. Therefore, you’re able to stretch and gradually gain strength. The breath will improve, strengthen and expand. Healthy on the joints and beneficial for the spine. We always keep tension on the wall straps when using a yoga wall. Remember, the wall strap is the teacher. The strap supports the body part placed in it, so it will relax some muscles and provoke other muscles to engage, which causes a different balancing action of the muscles than what we are normally accustomed to, it’s a blend of support, letting go and engagement. Once you trust the process, you will begin to enjoy the journey of change and health.