Ashtanga Yoga: Primary Series

3 Primary Series Yoga Videos for Promoting Blood Flow to the Brain

Leslie Vale • March 17, 2015
How to Enter Headstand by Kino MacGregor
1. Headstand Tutorial: How to Enter Headstand
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Inversions create a powerful way to restore energy in the body, reverse blood flow, and stabilize the core. When you begin your inversion practice, it is important to focus on stability in the shoulders and find a straight vertical line with the core strength of your body. In this Grokker Premium video, Ashtanga yoga expert Kino MacGregor will help you to explore a basic sirsasana headstand from a traditional perspective, with bent knees and straight legs, and show you how to get into and out of a tripod headstand. For more ways to elevate your practice, watch all of the videos in the Insight Yoga series.
2. Forearm Headstand Balance Strengthening
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Ashtanga Yoga teacher Kino MacGregor shows you how to strengthen your shoulder for headstand and forearm balance, known in Sanskrit as Sirsasana and Pinchamayurasana. Keep the solid the foundation of the shoulders fully in place to support the neck.
3. Backwards Rolling Demonstration
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Ashtanga Yoga Instructor, Kino MacGregor, explains how to work on Chakrasana, backwards rolling, from a seated position.
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