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My head's in headstand: Ten for today

I’m not quite obsessed but surely determined to do headstand. The accomplishment of this pose drives me each yoga session for the last year or so, the time I started believing I might be strong enough. 665 more words

Literary

It's all in your head: Getting upside down on the mat.

A few weeks back, I posted on Instagram my daily yoga pose for the challenge I was doing and noted how my own fear of core work as the result of what I’ve seen in my job as a postnatal trainer has hindered my progress in movements that directly involve the core and require a solid, strong core. 764 more words

Get Fit

Sirsasana - Headstand

Just about a year ago, I started my yoga therapeutics teacher training course with Kaya Yoga. At the time of applying for the course, I mentioned that one of my goals was to be able to do a headstand. 386 more words

General

Will I Ever Get Used to Being Upside-Down?

I’m trying to practice inversion asanas everyday. It has been a goal of mine to master upside-down yoga poses since 2015, but I haven’t ever started practicing. 409 more words

Fitness

Bakasana to Headstand

Bakasana to Headstand….because folding clothes seems basic.

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Working on grace…everyday. Whether it’s landing on my head or letting go.

Grace. Movement. Growth.

As the moon wanes I’m turning inward to radiate outward. 20 more words

Yoga With Kitty: Demystify Your Fear

We welcome a new member to our team: Kitty Billings! She brings to us all that she’s learnt from her many trainings in yoga, pranic healing, and ayurveda (an Indian healing system). 459 more words

Yoga

All about Inversions

For many people the thought of inversions can trigger a fear response. It’s not surprising, for most people being upside down does not come naturally. The road to a perfectly balanced Headstand is usually paved with a few falls along the way. 563 more words

Health