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How To Handstand

handstand with Kayla Nielsen

This is an intermediate to advanced level series. How To Handstand will walk you through a variety of entries into handstand by using the wall, kicking, floating & pressing. ... more

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Sessions (10)

Week 1 • Day 1
4.93/5
3
10 min
Week 1 • Day 2
4.98/5
3
16 min
Week 1 • Day 3
4.97/5
3
19 min
Week 1 • Day 4
4.97/5
3
51 min
Week 1 • Day 5
4.9/5
3
10 min
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the goals of the program?
Learn how to handstand with the wall, learn how to kick into handstand, learn how to float into handstand, learn how to press into handstand.
How to get the best outcome of the program?
At the minimum try all the drills. Even if you’re far away from floating or pressing, try the drills to build strength into those areas.
What do I need to participate in this program?
You’ll need a yoga mat & 2 blocks. If you don’t have blocks, you can substitute them with a rolled up towel (for compression drills), or two sturdy water bottles (to bring your hands closer to the ground).
Who are these workouts for (skill-level)?
The drills are moderate/intermediate. The flows are intermediate to advanced. The meditations are open level. The pranayama is open level.
How to schedule the program into a week?
Day 1: Pranayama (5-12 minutes) Day 2: Strength Drill (15 - 20 minutes) Day 3: Flexibility Drill (15 - 20 minutes) Day 4: Full Flow (45 mins - 1 hour) Day 5: Meditation (10 - 15 minutes) Day 6: Journal (20 minutes) Day 7: Rest (within your means of time)
What are the anatomical focuses of this series?
The anatomical focuses are: deep core, compression, shoulder strength, hamstring & hip flexibility, wrist stretching therapy & flexibility.
What are the mental & emotional focuses of this series?
The mental & emotional focuses are: confidence, inner strength, alchemy & trust.
What is the yogic philosophy behind this series?
We will be working on the Fire Element & the Manipura (Solar Plexus) Chakra.
Will I learn something from this series if I already have a strong handstand practice?
This series is most intermediate, but works into advanced. Even if you already have the most advanced skill here (press into handstand), the classes will still be beneficial to continually build mental & physical strength to deepen your practice.
Can I try this series if I’ve never done a handstand?
Yes! You can definitely try all of the Pranayama, Drill & Meditation classes. Additionally, Handstand With The Wall Full Flow will be perfect for you. As you build strength & flexibility over the month, you can always revisit more challenging classes later.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the goals of the program?
Learn how to handstand with the wall, learn how to kick into handstand, learn how to float into handstand, learn how to press into handstand.
How to get the best outcome of the program?
At the minimum try all the drills. Even if you’re far away from floating or pressing, try the drills to build strength into those areas.
What do I need to participate in this program?
You’ll need a yoga mat & 2 blocks. If you don’t have blocks, you can substitute them with a rolled up towel (for compression drills), or two sturdy water bottles (to bring your hands closer to the ground).
Who are these workouts for (skill-level)?
The drills are moderate/intermediate. The flows are intermediate to advanced. The meditations are open level. The pranayama is open level.
How to schedule the program into a week?
Day 1: Pranayama (5-12 minutes) Day 2: Strength Drill (15 - 20 minutes) Day 3: Flexibility Drill (15 - 20 minutes) Day 4: Full Flow (45 mins - 1 hour) Day 5: Meditation (10 - 15 minutes) Day 6: Journal (20 minutes) Day 7: Rest (within your means of time)
What are the anatomical focuses of this series?
The anatomical focuses are: deep core, compression, shoulder strength, hamstring & hip flexibility, wrist stretching therapy & flexibility.
What are the mental & emotional focuses of this series?
The mental & emotional focuses are: confidence, inner strength, alchemy & trust.
What is the yogic philosophy behind this series?
We will be working on the Fire Element & the Manipura (Solar Plexus) Chakra.
Will I learn something from this series if I already have a strong handstand practice?
This series is most intermediate, but works into advanced. Even if you already have the most advanced skill here (press into handstand), the classes will still be beneficial to continually build mental & physical strength to deepen your practice.
Can I try this series if I’ve never done a handstand?
Yes! You can definitely try all of the Pranayama, Drill & Meditation classes. Additionally, Handstand With The Wall Full Flow will be perfect for you. As you build strength & flexibility over the month, you can always revisit more challenging classes later.
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Marielle 11d ago
Loved it - especially your phrasing „increasing the volume of the breath decreases the volume of the thoughts“ 💕
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Carissa 20d ago
Great!
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Carissa 1mo ago
Need to keep this one on repeat. Great drills and lots of play time.
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Cindy 1mo ago
Love the idea and the feelings
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Natalia 2mo ago
Feeling the pain in my shoulders haha thank you 🥰
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Nyssa 2mo ago
An all around handstand class that works the shoulders and core strength and also leg strength/flexibility! It was difficult but so needed for a good foundation to handstand.