#Wellness Wednesday - Yoga For Life: Week 85


Tripod Headstand


Strengthens arms and legs.

Calms the brain and helps relive stress.

Tones abdominal organs.

Can also improve digestion.

Foundation & General Alignment:

Start on hands and knees, place head on ground, put hands on ground, arms are bent at an 90 degree angle. Come up off knees and walk feet towards arms, rest knees on elbows. 

Hands are pressing into the ground.

Back is as straight as possible.

Shoulders are away from ears.

Body is toned.

Chest is open, not sinking into back.

Neck is straightened elongated.

Common Problems:

Back is curving.

Neck is not straight.

Body is not toned.


Can be done on blanket for cushion.

Legs do not have to be on knees.