Active Yogi: The Reason for Handstand

Even if you don’t get to handstand, moving in that direction teaches you a ton. My latest for Yoga Journal explains why to try.

While my weekly yoga for athletes class usually uses Happy Baby pose or Legs up the Wall as our inversion for the practice, periodically I teach a sequence leading to Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana). One night, a student asked me, “What’s the reason for doing handstand?”

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