Place the furthest (distal) stationary loop on your foot. Slide the adjustable loop tothe length you desire. Place your first two fingers in the loop using your biceps for easy handling with relaxed shoulders and forearms. Now Hold that pose!
Place the closest (proximal) stationary loop on your foot. Slide the adjustable loop to the length you desire. Place yourfirst 2 fingers in the loop using your biceps and leverage. Feel the freedom of not grasping a strap.
Place one stationary loop on the sole of your foot (pada) and the other in your 2-finger hold (hand-hasta). This allows you to use your abdominal's (core power) and biceps to enter any pose without tension or holding on for" dear life". Now you are entering the next phase of deepening a pose with ease and stability.
Place both stationary loops over your foot. Use the middle section for your 2-finger hold . Step by Step - Breath by Breath advance deeper with poise and pose.
Some poses require both hands/wrists in the stationary loops. Great for ease of holding a pose, to add a mudra with your hands or for arthritis.
For abdominal work- use each thumb in the 2 stationary loops, place at the base of the skull and draw the elbow toward the mid-line to assist with traction
Watch our video on how to use your HastaPada as a convenient mat carrier.
It only takes a minute to secure your mat and off you go