Bowl sang with a handle called a practitioner bowl. They are called shorts because they are good for voice therapy practitioners, those who do sound healing for others. What a practitioner's bowl does allows you to walk comfortably without fear of dropping it.
The bowl sang crystal practitioners usually come in size 5 "- 8" though sometimes 9 "will be available. 5" Practitioner bowls higher than 5 "non-normal practitioners. This is called Tulip Bowl because they look like flowers. Voice sound 7" A strong bowl but still has a 5 tone ". You can consider best crystal singing bowls for yoga activity.
Having a handle makes it easier to carry a bowl close to the person you are working on. I am not a strong advocate to place a bowl in someone's body. First, this is a little shaky (visualizing A $ 600 + bowl singing you fall when your client takes a deep breath). Also, touching the body during the singing bowl meditation brings them back to their bodies, sort of contrary to what you are trying to do.
With a crystal bowl practitioner, you can direct the bowl directly to the area you want to focus on energy or make a circular motion or sweep to clean and move energy. The deficiency is clear is that once you drop it, you can't play it.
The practitioner bowl is most often a bowl of crystal singing alchemy but sometimes you will find a bowl of classical practitioners. This can be a little heavy. Who said, the best singing bowl I have ever had is a classic bowl of 8 "no longer with us.