If you are interested in yoga or exercise, you may know what is yoga trapeze. But let me make you more clear. The yoga trapeze is a material made of soft cotton which helps you to perform different postures of yoga. It is a hammock type thing and you can hang it in several ways.
Yoga is very important for anyone’s health. It helps to have healthy blood circulation, to get strong muscles. When you will do any yoga posture with swing, your body will be enough stretched or bent. This will help to reduce back pain naturally. It’s the easiest way to stay healthy and strong.
So, if you have a yoga swing already, now your question will be, how to hang a yoga swing. In this article, I will discuss elaborately the yoga swing installation. So, let’s get it!
How to hang a yoga Hammock
There are Two Types of Set-Up
If you ask me for an opinion of the best place to hang yoga swing, I will say outdoor. In outdoor, you can hang the swing with any tree or swing set. But, keep in mind that, that should be enough strong to uphold your weight.
But, it doesn’t mean that you can’t set the swing indoor. Obviously, you can! But, you know every house has a different pattern and has different spaces. So, I will give you some information about how to install yoga swing indoor.
In indoor, there are two different ways to hang yoga swing. They are-
Exposed Beam Setup
You must have beams in your house. Arrange the straps of yoga trapeze over the beam so all straps can hang from the side of the beam. Now pull back the yoga fabric from the main sling. Now end the straps end with a tight knot. And repeat the same process. This is called the safest way of hanging the yoga swing.
Ceiling Hooks Setup
For this setup, you will need ceiling hooks. Ceiling hooks are widely available in stores or online shops. But, be careful that it should be specially designed for yoga and enough sturdy to hold your weight.
Ceiling hooks can be said the most permanent hanging set up. It can be used on both concrete or beams. As they are very sturdy, you can rely on these items.
How to Hang Yoga Trapeze from Concrete Ceiling?
Estimate Cost : USD
Time Needed : 20 minutes
For aerial yoga swing installation from a concrete ceiling, you must need ceiling hooks. They are very strong and sturdy. It'll give you enough security to happy fly. The main advantage is, it can hang from wooden beams or concrete ceiling and it's very inexpensive.
When all the materials are ready, then let's jump into the process of how to hang a yoga swing from the ceiling.
- Step 1: Mark the position of ceiling hooks
This is the basic and first part. You have to put the hooks about 60cms distance from one another. Mark the positions, then insert the hooks in ceiling or concrete.
- Step 2: Make holes with hammer drills
With the help of those 6mm and 12mm hammer drills, create appropriate bolt holes. Then the bolts will be fixed in the holes perfectly. Insert the bolts in the holes and then tighten them firmly.
- Step 3: Fix the ceiling plate and hang aerial Swing
In this step, you will need to attach the plates or planks from the ceiling tightly. For this, the wrench will help you. With a wrench, you can tighten the planks. Then you have to follow the same process of “how to use ropes to hang yoga trapeze”.
- One step ladder/stool
- A wrench
- 6mm hammer to drill pilot holes
- 12mm hammer to drill bolt holes
- A measuring tape
- Two ceiling hooks
- A marking pen
- Ceiling holes
If you do all these processes with the help of technicians, that will be much better. You may not get the perfect holes for bolts or can’t tighten the screws properly. Experts will help you with these.
How to Hang Yoga Trapeze in Doorway?
Hanging yoga swings from the doorway sounds different. Right? But trust me, It’s a very simple and easy way to hang yoga swings from the doorway. You can even do it yourself, all you need is a specially designed material named Door Mount Bar.
For this doorway installation, you don’t have to trouble so much. You just need to put the screws in place. You can do these yourself.
But the point is, this tool has a super amazing feature, that is you can easily remove it when you won’t use it and again set it when you will need it. Don’t worry much, it’s affordable like ceiling hooks!
The door mount is quite available in online shops and stores. You can buy them according to your size of the yoga trapeze. Door Mount Bars come with two plates and 10 screws.
Some materials you will need to hang your yoga swing from the doorway.
- Door mount bars
- A wooden door frame about 4.5 inches when your door will be closed.
- Maximum width suggestion is 36 inches but 26 inches is okay too. At least 2.5 inches extra gap on the door frame because there will be brackets(2/2 inches).
These are the materials you will need for doorway installation. About the processing of the hanging, you just need to tighten the screws in places. And you can do it yourself. You don’t need any extra steps to do it. Easy and simple. Right?
A common question always comes. That is, how much weight these bars can hold. To be honest, door mount bars are built to hold 400lbs without any damage.
But your concern should be in another place, that’s your door wooden frame. Is that strong enough to carry your weight? Check this out with professionals otherwise you may fall down which will cause a fatal result.
Now I guess you have got the answer to your question, “how to install aerial yoga swing”. But, keep in mind that, you are doing yoga for your health improvements and better strength.
So, when you buy this right hand, check if it’s safe, sturdy, balanced, secured, materials of the fabric. You can find the top items in my other article named ” best aerial yoga hammock“.
One more thing is notable, mark the hole points flawlessly. So, what’s your plan? Choose the best option for you and start the process. Happy journey with your yoga life!