Episode 96: Jason’s Ideas for Overcoming Fear & Other Handstand Obstacles

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Jason Crandell in a handstand pose on the street

Overcoming Fear of Handstand | Jason Crandell quote | yoga podcast

This episode is in response to the overwhelming number of questions we’ve gotten about Handstand. It’s full of yoga Handstand tips.

We explore the logistical side — what are the best prep poses for Handstand? And the emotional side, i.e., how do I cope with my fear of Handstand?  You’ll also learn:

  • The vital triad of forearm, finger, and shoulder strength for Handstand
  • Helpful prep poses yoga poses to help you build the strength for the pose
  • The importance of understanding scapular motion when learning Handstand
  • The muscles and actions that people neglect when they’re trying to learn Handstand
  • How to manage and cope with your fear of Handstand
  • Alternative poses that offer the same benefits as Handstand

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Pose Notebook: How to Practice and Teach Handstand
Peak Pose Sequence: Handstand
Four Creative Core Poses
A 7-Step Formula to Facing Your Fears (This post can be applied to fear of Handstand, too)


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