What is one pose that you wish you could rock with ease and freedom? Most people would reply HANDSTAND! Handstands are one of those poses that may take a while to find your “sweet spot”, to really “nail it” on purpose and not on accident, but it is so totally worth the consistent practice to get there.
Handstands offer a new perspective on life that will bring a wealth of empowerment and confidence to your life. Yet, there is ONE common thing that I see all the time that keeps people from attaining their handstand dream.
ONE THING. One simple-as-a-pimple alignment piece that is out of wack and keeping 90% of people defeated in conquering this pose. PPPSSST…. this simple piece is NOT shoulder strength and it is NOT thoracic spine flexibility. Although both of those elements are great keys to unlocking your handstand potential, that is more than likely not the #1 factor that is holding you back.
Today I will be sharing 2 (of oh so many) stories of how when you get over this ONE THING, YOU too will be able to joyfully practice, and one day NAIL your handstand too.
(But just a word of caution: if you DON’T get over this one alignment problem, you will NEVER and I repeat NEVER conquer this dream that your body is so very capable of enjoying fully.) (more…)Read the rest of the page