Going upside down can be a little intimidating if you are new to yoga. In this practice, I’m going to walk you through simple yoga inversions to get used to bearing the weight of your body. Along the way, you will discover ways to balance and feel the strengthening benefits of inverting! Get the workout here: http://paleo.co/9yogainversions
How to headstand (sirsasana). Step one: head to a local yoga class to get in person instruction, then play at home using a wall. Start with your elbows one forearms distance length away from one another. Walk your feet in to get your hips as high as possible, then start by drawing your knees into your chest and pressing the earth away with your forearms. Once you feel balanced start to take your legs up. Use your breath to stay calm and focussed but don't take it too seriously.
YOGA SEQUENCE TO TRIPOD HEADSTAND: Warm up: Sun A & B x3 each 1. DOWNWARD DOG This will warm up your shoulders good & train your body to hold on no matter what 2. MALASANA To warm up your hips & lower back which you'll need to be mobile when t comes to entering headstand 3. KNEES TO CHEST Head, shoulders & tail bone up, really squeeze knees in & kept feet to butt 4. LOW BOAT This will train your body in the way it will need when you straighten your legs I headstand 5. HIGH PLANK Just…
Yoga poses that emphasize core strength. Try them out one at a time, holding each for 30 seconds. Go through the entire sequence twice; for moves that are one-sided, do one side the first time through and the other side the second time through.