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roxyogi:

After class today I stuck around to work on my #forarmstand without my hands clasped. After my shoulder incident with forearm stands I decided to take it easy (aka be nervous) about trying them with my forearms planted into the mat shoulder distance apart with the wrists being a direct extension of the elbows. I cannot stress how much a block helped me here! If you find that every time you try this forearm variation, your palms try to go together or your elbows splay out… Place a block on the mat in front of you and place your hands with the L shape of your thumb and pointer finger into the corners of the block. This will help you hold your arms in place. #yoga #inversion #yogaeverydamnday

roxyogi:

After class today I stuck around to work on my #forarmstand without my hands clasped. After my shoulder incident with forearm stands I decided to take it easy (aka be nervous) about trying them with my forearms planted into the mat shoulder distance apart with the wrists being a direct extension of the elbows. I cannot stress how much a block helped me here! If you find that every time you try this forearm variation, your palms try to go together or your elbows splay out… Place a block on the mat in front of you and place your hands with the L shape of your thumb and pointer finger into the corners of the block. This will help you hold your arms in place. #yoga #inversion #yogaeverydamnday

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rachaeldee:

wild thing from downward facing dog:
begin in downward facing dog and lift one leg high.
bend lifted leg back in the opposite direction
continue the motion so that your leg opens your hips and as your lifted foot plants on the ground, rotate and reach the arm of the same side
keep all your weight in your planted foot (the one that lifted) and the arm of the opposite side
hold here before shifting your weight to come into full wheel

rachaeldee:

wild thing from downward facing dog:

  • begin in downward facing dog and lift one leg high.
  • bend lifted leg back in the opposite direction
  • continue the motion so that your leg opens your hips and as your lifted foot plants on the ground, rotate and reach the arm of the same side
  • keep all your weight in your planted foot (the one that lifted) and the arm of the opposite side
  • hold here before shifting your weight to come into full wheel

(via plumas845)