Journey to Handstand

Workouts

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    This is the full video of Day 6, so that you can experience this full length workout with Kino and Kerri.
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    How To Approach

    We are thrilled to be your guides and share in your handstand journey! To get the most out of the fun challenge ahead of you, we encourage you
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    Day 1: Shoulder Work

    Welcome to Day 1! Today we will do a few exercises that show you how to stabilize, align and activate all of the muscles in your shoulder girdle.
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    Day 2: Chaturanga Pushups

    Today we will begin to bear weight on our wrists and we teach you how to do Chataranga correctly.
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    Day 3: Handstand with the wall

    Today we are going to do our first handstand! Are you excited?!
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    Day 4: Handstand Prep Position

    In this session we put more weight into our hands and prepare for pressing into handstand.
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    Day 5: Shoulder Opening

    In order to have a solid handstand, you first need to have the mobility in your shoulders to create vertical alignment.
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    Day 6: Handstand Dips

    Handstand dips are a great way to build more strength and integrity in your shoulder girdle. Remember they can be micro-movements! Keep up the great work!
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    Day 7: Mula Banda Checkups

    Congrats on finishing your first week! In this session we combine core and arm strength in some Mula Banda Checkups, also called L-sit lifts.
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    Day 8: Hamstring Flexibility

    Welcome to week 2! Something to remember when working on handstands is that it’s really important to balance strength with flexibility.
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    Day 9: Learning to Safely Fall

    Today is all about learning to fall. While it may seem scary, knowing how to fall out of a handstand will build your confidence and transition you away from always using a ...
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    Day10: Wrist Strengthening

    As you make handstands and inversions a part of your Yoga practice, it’s crucial to set aside special time to pay attention to your wrists. I
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    Day11: Kick to Handstand

    Today you are going to learn how to kick up into a handstand! We will show you two different methods: bent knee and L-shape.
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    Day12: Wall Walks

    This lesson focuses on wall walks. This might sound easier than kicking up into a handstand, but it actually takes a lot of shoulder strength and control!
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    Day13: The Vertical Line

    Today we are going to find the vertical line! This is super hard and takes a good deal of practice, so please don’t be discouraged if it doesn’t happen for you on your firs...
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    Day14: Core Work - Navasana

    Welcome to the end of week 2! The boat variations we dive into today will be a deep test of core activation, which will help you control your body from inside when you hand...
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    Day15: Forearm Balances

    You are half way through this series! Congratulate yourself on all your hard work so far! We’ll celebrate today with forearm balances.
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    Day16: Floating

    Today is all about floating! It will be an exercise in building communication and coordination between your mind and body as you build your handstands.
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    Day17: Side Planks & Obliques

    This session will work to equalize the strength in both your left and right shoulders by focusing on side planks.
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    Day18: Lowering from Handstand

    We hope you are learning a lot about yourself as you travel with us through this journey with us: your limits, your comfort zone, and your strengths!
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    Day19: Crow/Bakasana

    Today we’re going to play with Crow posture, which will help you be more stable in your handstands and establish a solid foundation to begin working towards transitions.
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    Day20: Jumping Back/Through

    This session will show you how to jump back and jump through. This is an essential movement because it articulates the strength and flexibility you will need for your hands...
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    Day21: Tuck Jumps

    Almost through our third week together! Keep up the amazing work! In today’s class, we will integrate your core and shoulder strength by working on tuck jumps.
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    Day22: Astavakrasana Posture

    Welcome to week 4! Today’s arm balance, called Astavakrasana, will teach you how to pull in through your core and pivot through your hip joints, which you’ll need for lifti...
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    Day23: Pilates Core Work

    A strong and activated core is key to a solid and stable handstand. Today we will incorporate some Pilates-based ab work to really fire off your core!
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    Day24: Flying Pigeon

    Flying Pigeon is a really challenging arm balance that requires both arm strength and hip flexibility.
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    Day25: Downward Dog to Pike

    Today we work on jumping from downward dog into a pike handstand. This is an incredibly difficult movement so find a small, approachable step that you can do today to lead ...
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    Day26: Handstand Splits

    Today we are going to look at fun handstand variations: handstand splits and stag legs! These options are great if you’ve been trying to work on your handstand balance or f...
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    Day27: Scorpion Pose

    Scorpion pose combines flexibility and strength. Before we begin with this posture today, we will first warm up our back with some backbend exercises.
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    Day28: Hollowback

    Congratulations on completing week 4! Today we focus on one of our favorites: hollowback!
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    Day29: Titibhasana

    Welcome! Today we work on Titibhasana, which is an important arm balance when you’re beginning to look at the transition to press up into handstand.
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    Day30: Straddle Press

    Only two days remaining! Think of how far you have come since Day 1! Today we’re going to work on Straddle Press.
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    Day31: Press to Handstand

    This is it! Over the past 30 days we have traveled on this journey together and today we reach the top of the mountain: Press to Handstand! We will revisit many of the teac...