Progressing to Headstand

Fiji McAlpine
Instructor Fiji McAlpine
Average: 4.8 (78 votes)
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This is the perfect video for those aspiring to do headstand or simply to do headstand better. Fiji guides you through a flow that prepares the body for the strength and flexibility that well-executed headstand requires. She then demonstrates how to move into headstand safely with a partner or against a wall.

Equipment: Block
Style: Vinyasa/Power Yoga


machine 7 years ago

That was great! Although I can do headstand, there's some fantastic tips in it, and a great workout. Nice one Fiji!

phoenix11 7 years ago

a really really great video, a beautiful addition to my day, and the perfect way to strengthen my practice today. Thank you!

maralvn 7 years ago

Beautiful and inspirational class. Thank you Fiji.

cbwarman 7 years ago

Thank you for the terrific instruction at all stages of this class. I have done headstand many times before but have never felt so clear in using my shoulders and forearms. I was definitely challenged by the class, as I have lost most of my upper body strength in the last few months. Fiji is a great instructor and this website is such a gift.

M.Lukman 7 years ago

Great class. I will try to do it on a regular basis, twice a week and hopefully it will help me with my headstand. Thank you Fiji.

pouthomb 7 years ago

What a beautiful class. Nice, gentle music, clear instructions. I did my first ever successful headstand without having to jump or push my legs up! Thanks :)

lgpperry 7 years ago

Great class! Managed my first successful (albeit short) full forearm inversion. Love having these videos at home - I skip all of the inversions other than crow in group classes because I don't want to fall on anyone. Today, I just toppled over into the bookshelf. I will definitely be coming back to this once my arms and shoulders get over how sore they are undoubtedly going to be.

Siki 7 years ago

So, I'm there enjoying my shavasana after this wonderful practice, I'm all in the moment, when a mosquito comes buzzing around my ear, and ruins the moment. Now I have to do it all over again.

madelenestraaf 7 years ago

I love all Fiji classes. This one challenges me with regards to a headstand Thank you Fiji for all your classes. I have been practising some of them for over a year and they always offer room for progress. You cannot be bored of any of them. Progress in yoga is like an infinity and the journey is wonderful. Thank you Fiji and thank you David for such a great gift of You are with me every day.