Bean Products unique designed hand crafted ten pound dual handled FULLY FILLED WITH 10 Lbs. of SAND yoga sandbag is a very useful yoga prop that will help you deepen your postures by adding weight (for example Hero’s pose to weight the thighs) to increase tension for stretch or counterbalancing. Use it on your thighs, ankles, shoulders, abdomen (improve lung capacity during pranayama breathing), under your hip or with the special double sturdy handles our yoga sandbag can be employed as a weight for deep stretching or resistance exercise and body toning. The weight of our sandbag provides stimulation to deep pressure touch receptors which can have benefits similar to a firm hug which helps the body relax like a swaddling. Weighted props are used to treat autism, ADHD, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, insomnia and to reduce anxiety. Serotonin can be released to induce peace and calmness with the use of weight on our body. Weights feel good along with emotional and physical benefits so they can benefit your practice as well.Our 10 pound FILLED yoga sandbags can be used with Bean Yoga, Gaiam, Hugger Mugger, Manduka mats, blocks and bolsters for Hatha, Iyengar, Flow, Bikram, Vinyasa, Ashtanga and other yoga forms as well as Pilates, P90X bodyweight functional exercise programs. Very useful for photography lighting prop and counterbalance weight, tents and mobile accessory hold downs.High quality nylon pack cloth is easy to clean and has TWO CONVENIENT HANDLES for versatility.Hand made in Chicago, USA by Bean Products TM.