Style: Upside Down

Asana, Headstand (Sirsasana), Pose Breakdown, Upside Down
5 Minutes Level II
Headstand Pose
Lena Schmidt | November 14, 2013

Salamba Sirsasana. The crown of the head is cradled between the hands and the back of the head rests against the fingers while the spine and legs are vertical.

Asana, Headstand (Sirsasana), Pose Breakdown, Upside Down
5 Minutes Level II
Tripod Headstand Pose
Courtney Yezzi | November 13, 2013

Sirsasana. Rest the crown of the head lightly on the floor as the body is completely inverted and held upright, supported by the forearms.

Asana, Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana), Pose Breakdown, Upside Down
5 Minutes Level II
Handstand Pose
Courtney Yezzi | November 9, 2013

Adho Mukha Vrksasana. Handstand pose is supporting the body in a stable, inverted vertical position by balancing on the hands.

Asana, Gentle Yoga, Legs up the Wall (Viparita Karani), Office Yoga, Pose Breakdown, Restorative, Upside Down
10 Minutes Level I
Legs Up the Wall
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Viparita Karani: Legs Up the Wall can alleviate tired legs and feet. Also known to calm the mind and relieve mild back pain. Props needed: 2 blocks, 1 bolster, 1 blanket.

Asana, Forearm Balance (Pincha Mayurasana), Pose Breakdown, Upside Down
15 Minutes Level II
Forearm Balance
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Pincha Mayurasana: This inverted posture strengthens the shoulders and back while simultaneously stretching the shoulders, chest, and neck.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Shoulder Stand (Sarvangasana), Upside Down
15 Minutes Level I
Shoulderstand
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Salamba Sarvangasana: This pose promotes good blood circulation, calms the nerves, decreases depression and anxiety symptoms, eases fatigue, and improves immune function.