How todo a Supported Headstand
10 steps
What you’ll need
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A good yoga mat!
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Come to forearms. Interlace hands. Place elbows shoulder-width apart.
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Place crown of head down right in front of hands.
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Lift hips. Keep shoulders from collapsing by ears by pressing forearms down firmly into mat.
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Walk feet in as far as you can trying to get hips to stack over shoulders.
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Bend knee into chest. (Majority of weight is in forearms, not head.)
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Bend other knee in finding a tuck position. Stay and hold for a few breaths. Feel your core!
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Try straightening one leg...
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Maybe both legs! Knit ribs in, point/flex/floint feet, activate legs and squeeze together!
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Slowly come down and pause for a few breaths in child’s pose.
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Move slowly & w/control. Use wall if needed. Practice dolphin pose to build strength to invert.
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