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Your Body – Handstand – Adho Mukha Vrksasana

We are suggesting some selected Yog Asanas to rejuvenate your body. Next in the series is:

This pose strengthens the shoulders, arms, and wrists. It stretches the belly, improves sense of balance and calms the brain to help relieve stress and mild depression.

Begin in Standing Split pose either by a wall or in the center of the room
Ensure that your index fingers are facing the front of the room and the eyes of your elbows are facing one another
Press your palms into the mat
Firm your shoulder blades against your back and widen your shoulders
Maintain straight, strong legs
Assuming that your left leg is lifted and your right foot is on the ground, soften your right knee, press into your palms and use your strength to lift your right foot off the ground
Engage your core and draw your feet together
Aim to have your hips, feet and shoulders stacked or choose a different leg variation
Fix your gaze in front of you or at one point

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