Tagged: handstand

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YOGA and TRX: A Combo for a Stronger Handstand

JEROME BAYAWA
Asana 101
March 21, 2018

I used to think that handstands or any other form of inversions were just cool party tricks. Even cooler if you could capture yourself busting out these poses and post it on your Instagram. This was something I was very guilty of early on when I learned how to do a forearm balance or Pincha Mayurasana in a…


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DRAW YOUR…OUTER ARMS IN AND UP

TAMI LEDESMA
Yoga Faqs
November 23, 2016

To be able to lift our arms overhead (lifting above 90 degrees) (as in Downdog, Hastasana or handstands), the whole shoulder girdle has to move together. As the arm lifts up, the scapula (shoulder blade) slides up the sides of the rib cage, and then the humerus (upper arm bone) rotates externally to make more room for the arm to…