Headstand And Chair Shoulderstand – Weekly Intermediate Class 30

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Focus

Even once you are regularly practicing a full headstand, it is still beneficial to return to the preparatory versions of the pose. This video includes a variety of poses that build strength and technical understanding of this important yoga pose. It will be beneficial if you are newer to the pose and wanting to build a foundation. Equally, if you are more experienced, you might use this class to concentrate on poses that will strengthen your arms and upper body.

From headstand you are then guided through the reclining leg stretches supta padangusthasana. The main focus of this class is however inversions. The latter part of the class concentrates on shoulderstand done with the support of a chair. This variation of the pose helps you to access its more cooling and calming qualities.

Key Poses

salmaba sirsasana, chair sarvangasana, supta padangusthasana

Equipment

Mat, chair, bolster, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt

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