Use a Chair to Progress Towards a Handstand Press!


So, you’ve mastered hopping up into handstand and holding it in the middle of the room. Now you’ve set your sights on pressing up into a handstand. You place your hands on the floor, shift your weight into your hands, your feet lift off the floor, and…you’ve done it.

Wait a minute. Did that actually happen for you? Read the full article here.

Beginning a Handstand Practice

“Step Up to Handstand” is my latest article to post on Yoga International’s website. Handstand is one of those love ’em or leave ’em poses. As a yoga professional,  I enjoy exploring the gray areas. The gray area for handstand is how to approach this pose without fear and to plan to sustainable way to practice this pose long term. Stepping up to handstand is one of the best methods to learning how to invert the body while also creating the strength required to hold and maintain yourself balanced over your hands. The best part is that you don’t have to kick up at all.  There is no momentum, just steady, reliable, hard work.  Check it out.