Asana Addict: 5 Steps to Headstand

five-steps-headstand

There are numerous benefits to headstand (Sirsasana II) including (but of course, not limited to) stimulating the nervous system and giving the floor a much deserved break from our feet. West 4th ambassador, Carolyn Anne Budgell, flips our world upside-down for a fresh perspective on headstand with five steps to master the pose. warm up […]

Adho Mukha Svanasana A.K.A. Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog Pose (Ardho Mukha Svanasana)

This pose is the home base in Vinyasa, a staple of  Hatha Yoga. A pose that most anyone can do and benefit greatly from. The grounded feeling of all four paws pressing firmly into your yoga mat creates a total experience of stability. Your hands, arms, and shoulders strengthen while your hamstrings and calves lengthen. […]