An inversion posture is any posture in which the head is placed below the heart to increase blood flow to the brain. The more basic postures will be supported with hands and feet, such as adho mukha svanasana, or downward dog. Other postures, such as headstand or handstand, are more advanced and involve balancing on the shoulders, arms, and head.Inversions Series: Learn to Headstand by Patrick and Carling Yoga
1. Inversions Series: Learn to Headstand
Get inverted. Learn to headstand safely to create a sustainable and stable practice. Protecting the neck is critical in approaching this inversion with mindfulness and longevity at heart. Grokker Yoga Expert Patrick Beach will you show you the fundamentals of shoulder strengthening to properly align the arms and upper back when entering into headstand. This Grokker Premium video will show you two of the most frequently taught headstands and get you feeling strong confident upside down. All levels.
2. Inversions Series: Learn to Handstand
Learn Handstands from the ground up, starting with proper hand placement, arm alignment, core engagement, hip awareness, and finding the body in space. A basic introduction to a trophy inversion, this Grokker Premium video will give you a supported environment to strengthen and integrate the critical muscles involved in mastering standing on your hands. Follow alongside Grokker Yoga Expert Patrick Beach to discover how to strengthen the shoulder girdle, integrate the arms, and balance from the core of your body.
3. Yoga for Eyes
Yoga is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of clear, sparkling eyes, the windows to your soul. Join Samara Chopra as she demonstrates yogic postures that have the power to revitalise your internal organs, including your eyes.
4. Yoga for Curing Stress
Join Samara Chopra as she demonstrates yoga asanas that acts upon both the physiological and psychological components of stress.
5. Yoga to Build Immunity
Samara Chopra demonstrates yoga asanas that condition the lungs and the respiratory tract providing them with fresh oxygenated blood.
6. Inverted Yoga for a Healthy Mind
Join Samara Chopra as she teaches you inverted asanas that help you deal with nervousness, tension, fatigue and depression.
Good sleep follows when the nervous system is guided towards relaxation. Join Samara Chopra as she demonstrates yogic postures for a good night's sleep.
8. Wide Leg Handstand Press Prep Techniques
Yoga is the power of transformation where the impossible becomes possible. Kino shares some of the techniques that will help you learn the movement of a wide leg handstand. For most, it is easier to lift up into handstand with wide legs, rather than straight legs because the pivot point of getting the pelvis forward over the arms happens faster.