Rise Above Your Head

A December 2017 challenge

Rise Above Your Head was a December 2017 challenge, from 8th to 14th. Asanas include Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana), Standing forward fold (Uttanasana), Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) and Pincha (Pincha Mayurasana).

1. Forward fold
2. Downward facing dog
3. Dolphin or pincha
4. Shoulder stand
5. Chinstand
6. Tripod or Headstand
7. Handstand

Standing forward fold in August 2nd 2018. Catching up with an Uttanasana or Standingforwardfold.
Standing forward fold (Uttanasana)
Downward Facing Dog in February 19th 2019. I go for the  Downward Facing Dog or  Adho Mukha Svanasana option. One regular and one three-legged dog.
Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)
Forearm stand in December 10th 2017. I go for  Pincha Mayurasana, although I always start my pinchas from dolphin so technically it's both :)
Pincha (Pincha Mayurasana)
Shoulderstand in December 26th 2018. This is a very interesting theme with room for the Svadhyaya niyama or self-study. Exactly what makes us sometimes disregard people in the same situation a
Shoulderstand (Salamba Sarvangasana)
Chin stand in December 12th 2017. I'm about to make a breakthrough here. Chin stand or  Gandabherundasana have been kinda Nemesis to me, and what helped me is to think of it as a back and arms strength exercise and not about overcoming fears. Maybe I can
Chin stand (Gandabherundasana)
Headstand in July 14th 2020. I'm catching up with two types of headstands, the Salamba Sirsasana A and Tripod headstand, also known as mukta hasta sirsasana a.
Headstand (Sirsasana)
Handstand in August 6th 2018. I warmed up with spacular pushups, faux handstands facing the wall with leg raises and then kicking up against the wall and hold for a while.  Adho Mukha Vrksasan
Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana)

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Publicerat av Lukas Mattsson

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