How To Do A Headstand – Weekly Intermediate Class 18

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Focus

This tutorial style class focusses exclusively on the famous yoga pose Salamba Sirsasana (headstand). It will benefit students who are new to the pose and looking to learn the basic principles, as well as more experienced students looking to deepen their understanding.

The class guides you through a systematic approach to headstand. You begin working with poses that help to strengthen your upper body. This ensures that you are able to support your body weight with your arms without risking compression in your neck. Initially headstand is learnt with the head off the floor. Eventually you start to work in the pose with the top of your head placed on the floor. Numerous techniques are taught in this class that will assist you to become proficient at this important yoga pose.

Key Poses

Salamba Sirsasana (headstand)

Equipment

Mat, blanket, 3 blocks

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