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

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Kat Heagberg
Kat Heagberg is the editor of Yoga International and has been teaching yoga since 2005. She loves to write about ways to make challenging poses more accessible, the power of language in yoga culture, and to offer encouragement and advice to new yoga teachers. Though she initially trained in alignment-based styles of yoga (which continue to inform her practice and teaching), Kat likes teaching vinyasa flow best of all. Read her work and take her classes here on Yoga International!

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