Tag Archive | inversion

#PowerPose 49 – Sālamba Śīrṣāsana

#PowerPose 49 – Sālamba Śīrṣāsana

Sālamba Śīrṣāsana or Supported Headstand is often referred to as the Father of all Āsanas.  This grounding and foundational posture features the stacking of a long spine which aligns the chakras, and makes the crown of the head the balancing or focal point of the pose.  To find security and overcome fear of inversion we […]

Cartwheel Assignment

Cartwheel Assignment

Recently, in my Power class, I gave everyone an assignment – find a nice grassy or soft patch outside and do at least 5 cartwheels (better yet, 5 on each side). We do a lot of inversions and arm balances in Power and cartwheels are just the thing to get your primed and ready. Cartwheels […]

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. […]