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Collection: Yoga Bolsters, Pillows & Cushions for Restorative Yoga

Yoga bolsters are a versatile prop that can be used to aid a variety of yoga types. Whether you prefer to practice restorative yoga, or need a gentle night-time flow to unwind, a yoga bolster or pillow can be incorporated...

Yoga bolsters are a versatile prop that can be used to aid a variety of yoga types. Whether you prefer to practice restorative yoga, or need a gentle night-time flow to unwind, a yoga bolster or pillow can be incorporated into your routine. The versatility of bolsters also makes them ideal for meditation and mindfulness practices. Providing comfortable support where you need it, our selection of yoga bolster cushions offer a range of shapes, sizes, and colourways allowing you to find exactly what you need to take your practice to the next level.

Yoga bolsters are a versatile prop that can be used to aid a variety of yoga types. Whether...

Yoga bolsters are a versatile prop that can be used to aid a variety of yoga types. Whether you prefer to practice restorative yoga, or need a gentle night-time flow to unwind, a yoga bolster or pillow can be incorporated into your routine. The versatility of bolsters also makes them ideal for meditation and mindfulness practices. Providing comfortable support where you need it, our selection of yoga bolster cushions offer a range of shapes, sizes, and colourways allowing you to find exactly what you need to take your practice to the next level.

Yoga blocks are an essential prop for any yoga enthusiast. Even the most experienced yoga practitioners can benefit from the support and stability that foam yoga blocks offer. Incorporating props into your routine helps you advance in your journey at a quicker pace, as you can gradually ease into new asana poses, and increase your flexibility and mobility. Yoga bricks are particularly important for new learners, as they can provide additional support where you may not yet have the strength or balance yourself. Whether you prefer to use natural cork or foam blocks, each product in our collection is designed with comfort and aesthetics in mind. Find a variety of colourful designs from leading brands such as Manduka and Yoga Design Lab, or go for a natural look with our new bamboo yoga bricks that offer premium support. If you're looking to further incorporate props into your practice, browse our full collection of yoga props.

What is a yoga bolster?
A yoga bolster is an elongated pillow which can be used both horizontally and vertically and is designed to be used under the body. It helps yoga practitioners with stability, alignment, support, and comfort. Most often used in gentle and restorative practices, the yoga bolster can also be useful across different types of practices.

How to use a yoga bolster?
How to use a yoga bolster depends on the poses that you are attempting to maintain. For example when meditating or practicing sitting poses, a yoga bolster can be placed under your hips correct your alignment and maintain the upright position. They can also be used to relieve pressure of joints for those who struggle to enter positions that require pressure in areas such as the knees or elbows.

Are yoga bolsters worth it?
For beginners and those practicing restorative yoga practices, yoga bolsters are recommended and certainly worth the investment to help correct your alignment, improve posture, and add comfort. Though not mandatory, yoga bolsters are an excellent addition to your current equipment and can help you advance on your yoga and fitness journey.

What is the best type of yoga bolster?
Yoga bolster cushions come in rounded and rectangular shapes, and which type you prefer is down to personal preference. However, for overall versatility we recommend using a round shaped bolster as this offers sturdy support with a lot of comfort. This shape is more suited to a wider range of practices including restorative, and Yin and Yang yoga.

What size yoga bolster pillow do I need?
Bolsters come in variety of shapes and sizes and it isn’t always easy to know which bolster you need for your practice. The first thing to do is identify what you'd like to use the bolster for. Do you need it for restorative yoga, or perhaps meditation? Start with a small buckwheat bolster, as a versatile prop that should be added to your yoga prop collection. The small bolster is ideal for postures like supported bridge pose and Viparita Karani or ‘legs up the wall pose. If you'd like further guidance, refer to our yoga bolster blog to understand how different shapes and sizes can be used to support a variety of different poses. check our ultimate guide to choosing a bolster pillow.

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