Shoulderstand: Precautions, Benefits, Practice Tips, Sequencing

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The Shoulderstand is considered the queen of yoga asanas. In this two-part audio yoga download, Iyengar teacher Judith Hanson Lasater explores these questions and touches on the anatomy, preparation, and precautions:

• How does shoulderstand complement headstand?

• Can it be practiced without practicing headstand?

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The practice of yoga is fundamentally an act of kindness toward oneself. This idea is often forgotten, but not by Judith, whose approach is warm, non-judgmental and responsive to individual differences and needs.

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