STRENGTHENING CORE and ARMS For Hand Balancing

STRENGTHENING CORE and ARMS For Hand Balancing


[Music] hello you welcome to the second class of handstand tutorial series in this class we are going to focus on core strength also we’re going to work our arms when you are ready jump onto your mat and let’s start let’s start with warming up our wrists get into your tabletop position hands underneath your shoulders and from here, draw circles with your shoulder tips tips over your wrists you can decide the size of the circles, whatever you like then also, to the other direction Feel your finger knuckles on the mat Push them down also grip the mats with your fingertips try to activate also your fingers You can also do some random movements here maybe draw some eights or some shapes that you can’t even tell their names it’s not important the goal is here to warm up our wrists for the upcoming work that that we’re going to do, perfect find your tabletop again, stop here tuck your toes, finger knuckles pushing towards the mat grip the mat, and then send your hips up and find your downward-facing dog here this is our first downward facing dog so you can walk with your feet or maybe adding some twists also can work just try to. discover this movement try to wake up your body your spine, your hands, your legs, your core Do random movements I always enjoy a lot doing to twists if you do, you can add some twists here perfect then, find your steady downward facing dog but with this downward facing dog I want you to place your feet a little bit closer to each other I want you to place your feet a little bit closer to each other compared to the normal to usual downward-facing dog [Music] navel in, try to hug the ribs in With exhalation, outer hips rolling in hugging in now look in between your palms, your hands, and from here We’re going to walk towards our hands But every time, with every step we are going to pull our knee towards our chest to our belly if you are confused you can watch the first one and then jump in or you can also do the first one with me pull the knee towards your belly, towards your chest feel the activation in your belly then place your feet do the same thing with other one, and place pull the knee towards the chest and place, pull the knee towards the chest and place, then turn back the opposite movement go back into your downward facing dog okay let’s do it together now let’s start with the left leg, pull and then place, pull, and then place, pull hug the ribs in, and then pull, and place let’s turn back, doing the same thing every time you go back pull the knee towards the chest perfect, find your downward facing dog here now let’s do the same thing starting with the right one this time, pull, place pull the knee towards the chest feel that lower abdominals, and place pull, you should also be feeling your arms firing up and then turn back doing the same thing always pulling the knee towards the chest find your downward-facing dog and slowly place your knees down and sit on your heels draw little circles with your shoulder tips maybe shake your hands these kind of exercises..when you see them You think… okay, these things are easy but then you are in it, and when you’re doing it, it’s tough doing it slow, it’s actually more challenging always being aware of the movements that you’re doing is actually make you work your muscles more I believe it’s a better way than doing lots of repetitions okay, one more time find your downward facing dog your feet are closer than usual hug the ribs in, navel towards the spine Outer hips hugged in, and again this time let’s start with the right one inhale, pull, exhale, place, inhale, pull, exhale, place inhale, and exhale, inhale it’s like you’re trying to reach your heel to your butt and then placing inhale, place, inhale, and exhale, place again, starting with the left one inhale, pull, heel towards your butt and exhale, place, inhale, pull, exhale, place always pushing with your finger knuckles towards the mat and place, turn back doing the same thing, perfect let’s go towards our hands again with the right one, walk, push your finger knuckles and when you come to the front, try to hold it here hold, hold, I know it’s tough inhale, and exhale deeply, and turn back doing the same thing and sit on your heels again rotate your shoulders, draw some circles maybe shake your hands to release the tension in our arms now we are working our core but also, this exercise needs lots of arm strength if you don’t have that you’re going to build it with these kind of exercises so if you are not doing this as you’ve imagined it’s okay, believe me this is a tough work these kind of works really require a lot of practice and yeah you’ll show up, practice this and you cannot even believe the strength you’re going to gain so don’t be discouraged please please please maybe you are doing only one perfect, just do one next time maybe you are going to do one and a half and the other time two the other time 10 these things work like this, so don’t be discouraged, okay? perfect Let’s do the same thing again Find your downward facing dog [Music] find your steady downward facing dog check your ribs, your navel, glutes are engaged push towards your mat with your finger knuckles let’s walk again towards our hands pull the knee towards the chest and place, pull, heel to butt knee to chest, and place, pull knee to chest, heel to butt, and place hold here, but this time try to lift your foot right heel towards your right butt cheek push with your palms towards the mat look backward, try to hold here and then, slowly let go of your foot and again let’s walk back into our downward facing dog catch your breath here let’s do the same thing with the other side find your steady downward facing dog check everything, butt, navel, ribs, hands and then, walk, knee to chest, heel to butt and then place, inhale, knee to chest heel to butt, and place, again and place this time pull your left heel to your left butt cheek Navel towards the spine, push your palms on your mat try to hold it here slowly turn back to your downward-facing dog every time pulling the knee towards the chest slowly place your knees on your mat sit on your heels, rotate your shoulder tips draw some circles, open your chest perfect! that’s all this is all for this class because it was a tough work, I know I think you feel your arms right now really exhausted my suggestion is to add a backbend or a shoulder opening class after this my suggestion is to add a backbend or a shoulder opening class after this actually backbend one would be great because we did exercises to compress, to close so you can do a backbend practice to do all those counter movements mand open your chest İt’s like… yes it sounds delicious right now, a backbend practice I can put somewhere here also I will put the link below, you should do that and that’s all I want to say again that this was a hard work so don’t be discouraged if you are not able to do all those things in a good way right now because you’re going to get better because with time and with practice you are going to build that arm strength that core strength it’s going to be easier so show up, come here and join me on the mat let’s practice together not only once, this can’t work if you do only once you should do this for few times if you enjoyed this class of course you give it a thumbs up, it’s important guys please do it if you haven’t subscribed to my channel You should! Because these handstand classes are going to keep coming We’re going to go upside down at the end, I promise, it’s soon subscribe, give it a thumbs up and have a beautiful beautiful beautiful day Love, light, and of course, magic! [Music]

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