Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand Pose)

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In Sanskrit “Adho” means “downward”, “mukha” means “facing”, “Vrksa” means “Tree”, “Asana” means “Posture”.  The English name of this asana is “Handstand Pose”.   Position : Supine Type : Arm Balancing Spiritual Awareness : Sahasrar chakra Physical Awareness : Arms, wrists, shoulders, spine, and overll balance Dosha Suitability : Kapha Introducery Asanas : Adho Mukha Svanasana, Supta Virasana, Tadasana, Bakasana   Procedure: Start in Adho Mukha Svanasana. Bring your feet together at the middline; spread your palms and press them into the floor. Stretch through the sides of the waist and fortify your legs. Start to lift the heels, shifting some of your weight into the balls of the feet. Step your right foot forward halfway to your hands and bringing your shoulders over your wrists. Allow your right knee […]

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