What is it about
Explore the different headstand variations and build the confidence to go upside down!
We know that Sirsasana (or headstand) can sometimes be scary but it is worth overcoming the fear and practicing it regularly because of the benefits. If you’ve been wanting to nail down the headstand, now’s your chance.
What are the benefits
Also known as the King of Asanas, the headstand has profound psychic, physical and psychological effects. Its benefits include:
- Calming the nervous system which helps to relieve stress and mild depression
- Stimulating the pituitary and pineal glands
- Strengthening the arms, legs and spine
- Strengthening the lungs
- Toning the abdominal organs
- Improving digestion
- Relieving the symptoms of menopause
- Being therapeutic for asthma, infertility, insomnia and sinusitis
- Step by step detailed guidance on how to correctly stand on your head safely, as well as exploring the headstand variations such as the supported headstand and tripod headstand.
Things to be aware of
The headstand may not be practiced if you have:
- High Blood Pressure
- Glaucoma, detached retina or recent eye surgery
- A pregnancy that is at least four months long
- Recent neck injury
- Severe blocked nose, headache, or in the midst of an asthmatic attack
- Safe distancing measures and guidelines as implemented by the Singapore Government and Jal Yoga
- *Please note that some forms of recording (photography, video and/or audio) may take place at this workshop. By attending this workshop, you hereby give your consent for such recordings and for such data to be used or quoted on Jal Yoga’s website / social media. If you do not wish to be captured or recorded, please notify our staff prior to the workshop.
Who is this workshop for?
- Anyone who is looking to learn how to perform headstands
☞ If you’re ready to explore inversions and get upside down, sign up here.