Tag Archives: headstand


leaving my commitment issues behind

My confession: yoga annoys me. Or at least it used to. In my first yoga class a decade ago, I spent the hour looking around the room cursing under my breath at all the bendy people who could easily touch their toes or sit comfortably cross-legged for 10 minutes. And I particularly hated the fact […]

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 […]

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 […]

the next level

Lara challenges herself and gets into a headstand for the first time. Tonight was a landmark in my yoga practise. I got into a headstand for the first time on my SECOND try. On my FIRST try I enthusiastically flung my sweaty legs into the air. While they made it up to my intended vertical […]