Tag Archives: handstand


a glimpse at new gear: flip but no flop tank

THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID Can you tell us about your own experience with inversions and how it inspired the design of this tank? Getting into Form Stand or Handstand pose requires deep breathing and focus. I have been practicing yoga for 14 years and I still can’t do a handstand without support. I designed this […]

screens need sunshine too

Goodbye April showers, hello May flowers!  Go from uninspired to suninspired with these wallpapers for all your digital screens. 

allessia’s love list

We’re all about shorts this week and we couldn’t help but take advantage of the opportunity to expose our (unofficially but we’re pretty certain) shortest employee. Meet Allessia (that’s a-less-e-ah) who is none other than our blog editor (aka the voice behind the bold italics on each post…like this). The only thing she finds more […]

day 3: when the going gets tough

Day 3 of the Wanderlust Festival (only one more day left!) brings spontaneous acts of yoga, the Rolling Stones, and the question: when the going gets tough, do you stick it out or peace out?

the pursuit of handstands

Practice, practice, and all is coming – Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Even though I had been practicing yoga on and off since I took my first class in 1998, I used to think that I would not be a legit yogi until I had mastered Adho Mukha Vrksasana, aka handstand. Two things happened that changed my mind.

yoga pose: arm balances

you asked Can a 5′2 130 lb woman actually do arm balances? I try and I feel like it’s never going to happen for me. – Becka a yogi answers The only thing that is in your way is not believing that you can! Absolutely you can do arm balances, yes it may take time […]

how to handstand

you asked I’ve been practicing for 10 years and have been trying to hold a handstand for 10 years. I feel like I have enough shoulder strength but don’t feel like I am balancing myself in the right way. Any advice or tips would be very helpful. Thanks! – Patricia a yogi answers Dear Patricia, […]

ask a yogi: benefits & headstands

Season (from the Corte Madera store) enjoying the therapeutic benefits of yoga on the peak of Half Dome in Yosemite you asked… I am looking into alternative therapies to help me get back on my feet and a number of people have suggested yoga. I’ve done yoga minimally in the past as cross-training but I’d […]