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Meditation Cushions

Shop Meditation Cushions | Zabutons & Half Moons

Shop our collection of meditation cushions and luxurious round meditation zabutons. Designed to make your meditation sessions more comfortable and enjoyable. Popular with meditation teachers and meditation experts worldwide.

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What is a meditation cushion?

A meditation cushion, often referred to as a zafu, is a specialised cushion designed to provide comfort and support while meditating. It typically has a round or crescent shape and is filled with buckwheat hulls to provide a firm yet comfortable seat. 

Why use a meditation cushion?

The purpose of a meditation cushion is to elevate the hips and invite the natural curve into the spine promoting a stable and aligned posture during meditation. Using a meditation cushion helps to alleviate strain on your lower back, knees, and ankles.

Which meditation cushion shape should I get? 

We've found the most supportive and comfortable meditation cushions to be buckwheat hull filled crescent/half moon meditation cushions. This is because the half moon shape contours to your body, giving support to your thighs, and taking pressure off the knees and ankles. Combine a half moon meditation cushion with a round meditation zabuton for a luxurious meditation experience.

What's the best meditation position?

The best meditation position is one that allows you to feel comfortable and relaxed, and ideally with your spine straight. There is no one-size-fits-all answer, as individual preferences, flexibility, and physical conditions vary. However, some widely practiced meditation positions include:

Sukhasana (Easy Pose): Sitting cross-legged on the floor with your spine straight and hands resting on your knees or in your lap.

Virasana (Kneeling Pose/Hero Pose): Kneeling on a cushion with your buttocks resting on your heels. This position can be more comfortable for some people.

Chair Sitting: Sitting on a chair with your feet flat on the ground and your back straight. This is a suitable option for those who may have difficulty sitting on the floor.

Half-Lotus or Lotus Position: Cross-legged with one foot on the opposite thigh (half-lotus) or both feet on the opposite thighs (lotus). This position requires flexibility and is often associated with advanced meditation practices.

Ultimately, the best meditation position is one that aligns with your body's comfort and allows you to maintain focus. It's important to listen to your body and make necessary adjustments. Use a meditation cushion to support your posture, and feel free to switch between positions or use a combination of sitting and walking meditation if it helps maintain focus. The key is to find a comfortable position that promotes relaxation and mindfulness without causing discomfort or distraction.

FAQs

Let your yoga mat breathe, especially when you work a sweat on to it. Wiping your yoga mat with a damp cloth after each yoga class is good though not essential. 

To clean your yoga mat: wipe your yoga mat with a gentle diluted vinegar or lemon warm water solution. This will help to remove any build up of dirt and oils refreshing it ready for your next yoga session.

A 4mm yoga mat is the best yoga mat thickness for most people practicing yoga at home or in the yoga studio. If you would prefer a lightweight yoga mat or if you travel often a 2mm travel yoga mat will be the best yoga mat thickness.

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All of our yoga mats are easy to use and for all styles and levels of yoga. They are an excellent choice for beginners, people new to yoga, yoga teachers and advanced yogis. These yoga mats will support your evolving yoga journey from beginner to advanced and beyond.

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