Friday asana aid: Handstands
This week, we’re moving away from the silent, steady, sturdy sadhana version of Ashtanga to its acrobatic, flashy side.
You know them. You
love hate them. When done during Navasana, they are impressive as all get out.
Are they required? No. They are definitely an add-on, an extra pizzazz. But they can be fun. And scary.
So let’s dispense with some fear, shall we?
First, someone we don’t see enough here in America: Lino Miele:
Kino MacGregor and handstand from Utkatasana (she has a lot of variations, by the way: scorpion, wide leg, etc.; I could just post her videos):
A little Danny Paradise assist:
This one’s by an Los Angeles-based teacher, Angela Kukhahn, who we practiced with briefly after we first moved to LA:
And finally one for a few special readers (you know who you are!):
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