Friday asana aid: Handstands and arm balances

At the end of my exploration of Second Series last Sunday with Maria Zavala, she encouraged/ordered me to do more handstands/arm balances, including handstand with your knees bent but all your weight well over your body. Sounds easier than an extended handstand right?

As with all things yoga, the truth isn’t what you expect.

So it struck me as timely when this first video with David Robson went up during the week:

And then some oldies:

And one that proves lots of people care about handstands:

Finally:

About the 24-second mark of that last one is the bent leg idea I talked about up top.

Posted by Steve

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