Pressing Dreams

A November 2018 challenge

Pressing Dreams was a November 2018 challenge, from 1st to 28th. Asanas include Headstand (Sirsasana), Pincha (Pincha Mayurasana), Pincha (Pincha Mayurasana) and Crane pose (Bakasana).

① – Uddiyana
② – Revolved Janu Sirsasana variation
③ – Bound boat
④ – Lolasana variation
⑤ – Bound #Babycrow
⑥ – Dolphin
⑦ – #Kumbhakasana
⑧ – One legged crow variation
⑨ – Vertical splits
⑩ – Fire hydrant pose
⑪ – Skandasana with bind
⑫ – Bound triangle
⑬ – EPK2
⑭ – #Sideplank
⑮ – #Transversalsplits
16 – Baby firefly or Firefly
17 – Thread the needle
18 – Pike headstand
19 – #Sirsasana with #PuppyLegs
20 – Pincha puppy press
21 – Pincha press pike
22 – Handstand tuck variant or crane/crow
23 – Downdog toe taps at wall
24 – Wrist toetaps in handstand or funky headstand variation
25 – Tuck press into handstand or tuck #handstand hops
26 – Firefly into handstand or middle split in handstand
27 – Inner/out wrist stretches
28 – Shoulder stretch

Uddiyana in November 1st 2018. I'm very new to Uddiyana, so impressed by how much indentation some can make to the abdomen. I'm currently glad if I can make it beyond an average Joe just sucki
Uddiyana (Upward Abdominal Lock)
Bound boat in November 3rd 2018. It's the first time I do ubhayapadangusthasana or  Boundboat. I prepared with regular  Boatpose. This one was much harder to balance, roughly similar to boat p
Ubhaya Padangusthasana (Both Big Toe Pose)
Lolasana in November 4th 2018. It's the first time I practice this  Lolasana or  Pendant Pose variation. Harder than ordinary lola, but definitely doable.
Lolasana (Pendant Pose)
Bound Baby Crow Pose
Baby crow (Baby crow pose)
Knee to elbow in plank in November 7th 2018. Kumbhakasana or  Kneetoelbowinplank is commonly used as transitional pose in flows and also when forming regular lizards, flying lizards and epk2 w
Knee to elbow in plank (Kumbhakasana)
Standing split in November 9th 2018. It's the first time I practice any kind of splits since my adductor strain which happened during middle split practice, and I restricted range of motion fo
Standing split (Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana)
Bound triangle in November 12th 2018. It's my first  Boundtriangle or  Baddha Trikonasana.
Bound triangle (Baddha Trikonasana)
Thread the needle in November 17th 2018.
Thread the needle (Parsva Balasana)
Headstand in November 18th 2018.  Pikeheadstand is way harder for me in regular Sirsasana than in tripod headstand. Pike works fine, but I lose stability when going below pike.
Urdhva Dandasana (Upward Facing Staff Pose)
Headstand in November 19th 2018. I had a little easier to make pikeheadstands today than yesterday. Most likely because I practiced during daytime, when my balance tends to be better than in e
Headstand (Sirsasana)

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