Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand) – Weekly Advanced Class 152

Focus: Build strength and balance while you work on your adho mukha vrksasana (handstand) in this weeks advanced class on Yoga Selection. The class follows a sequence of stages that progressively build from preparatory variations introducing key actions, through to techniques that will optimise more advanced versions of the pose. Eventually the class explores methods that will help you to free balance without the assistance of a wall. On a physical level the pose improves upper body strength and sharpens your sense of balance. It is also a great pose for raising energy levels and building confidence.

Key Poses: Adho mukha vrksasana.

Equipment: Mat, 2 blocks, 2 bolsters (or cushions), belt, blanket.

Level: Advanced

Duration: 40 min

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