How to (Safely!) Fall Out of a Handstand

October 19, 2016    BY Kat Heagberg

Let's face it, when we're practicing handstand away from the wall, chances are we're all going to fall out every now and then (okay, maybe every time at first!). Learn how you can land with a sense of control (and avoid flipping over) so you can keep yourself safe on your handstand journey without the fear of crashing to the floor.

Props: a wall

Thank you to JadeYoga, the official mat of Yoga International.

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Kat Heagberg
Kat Heagberg is the editor of Yoga International. She's been teaching yoga since 2005 and has completed the Himalayan Institute's 500-hour teacher training along with numerous 200-hour teacher trainings, including those in the styles of Alignment-Based Vinyasa, Alignment-Based Hatha, and Anusara Yoga. She also completed prenatal teacher training with Sue Elkind and doula training at Birthingway College of Midwifery in Portland, Oregon. Kat especially enjoys geeking-out on anatomy, philosophy,... Read more>>

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