Handstand for The Weekend

OK, I promise this is the last inspirational Kino yoga clip I’ll post.

Next time it’ll be the edited highlights of my first attempt at sun salutation, haha! (Now, would I subject you to that? Would I??)

Enjoy your weekend lovely people πŸ˜‰

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Straight leg handstand press is one of the hardest–do you agree? More than just leaning forward you have to maintain the strength of your shoulders and your core. The movement has to initiate from the center line of your body. Squeeze your legs together as you press up with the shoulders and draw the abs inwards. This took me a really long time to do and I still work getting the movement more controlled, stable and smooth every day. I remember being so frustrated seeing people float effortlessly up. It was only when I stopped fighting with myself and relaxed enough to let go of my attachment to the result that suddenly it started happening. Of course, I needed to build the strength in my shoulders, core and more importantly my mind. I was so weak when I started the practice! I was never a dancer, never a gymnast, never anything physical before yoga. It’s all through Ashtanga Yoga that I’ve gained whatever strength and flexibility I have in my body and mind 😊 Music 🎢 is Wake Me Up by Avicii.

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