Tag Archive | handstand

#PowerPose 43 – Parivṛtta Hasta Pādānguṣṭhāsana

#PowerPose 43 – Parivṛtta Hasta Pādānguṣṭhāsana

Take some time, today or throughout the week, to think about your priorities.  Then, consider how you spent your time and energy over the last week.  If you like “to do” lists, review what been on your list.  Do your priorities and your energy spend match or look similar?  If not it’s time to reevaluate […]

#PowerPose Week 8 – Adho Mukha Vrksasana

Adho Mukha Vrksasana or handstand is a wish list pose for many yogis.  It’s challenging, and holds a lot of child-like wonder.  Not only that, but it’s a great way to test your focus.  It can be really easy in other postures to let the monkey-mind jump around.  But, the last thing you think about […]

Building Blocks of Handstand

Building Blocks of Handstand

When I teach handstands I refer to 4 building blocks. The good news is that even if you’re not ready for full-on handstand, you can work on the fundamentals or these building blocks, so the foundation is there when you are ready to try. Let’s address these in reverse order: Block #4: Exit Strategy One […]

Upside Down: A Weekend with Brock and Krista Cahill

Upside Down: A Weekend with Brock and Krista Cahill

I had the opportunity recently to attend two classes/workshops with Brock and Krista Cahill. The married California-based yogi team ventured to Omaha for a weekend of workshops at my home studio and made a BIG impression. I have to admit, before they came I had preconceived notions about the class and the teachers in general. […]