Inverted Twists

Twisting in variations of the headstand (chapter 8) and shouldersta 1

(chapter 9) complements twisting in standing postures because the low r extremities are free to move around in space rather than remaining fi d in positions defined by the placement of the feet on the floor. In the clas c shoulderstand that is supported by the upper extremities, you can expec e the twist by pushing on the back more firmly with one hand than the otl r

(fig. 9.7). A sharper posture, provided you are capable of remain g straight, is to twist the body in an internally supported shoulderstand (f >.

9.1 and 9.6b) while keeping the upper extremities alongside the torso, tl s twisting the trunk between the hands. And to create intermediate If al poses, you can accompany twisting in the shoulderstand with additio d stretches of the lower extremities such as twisting in one direction in .e shoulderstand and taking the opposite foot overhead toward the flooi n

Was this article helpful?

0 0
The Newbies Guide To Yoga

The Newbies Guide To Yoga

Yoga is extensively know as a form of exercise that stretches and strengthens the body through various poses know as ASANA. For other people yoga is the realization of inner self satisfaction. For other it is a religion that the believe and must follow. Learn more within this guide by downloading today.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment