Advanced Back Bend Practice

Rope Shirshasana (Head Stand on ropes)
Alternate Pose: Supta Baddha Konasana (Reclined Bound Angle Pose)

Shoulder Opener
• Right angle with elbows and forearms on the wall

Virabhadrasana 1 (Warrior Pose 1) -- Variation
• Block between shin and wall
• Arms extended up the wall, leaning forward

Adho Mukha Shvanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose)

Utthita Parshvakonasana (Extended Side Angle Pose)

Virabhadrasana 1 (Warrior Pose 1)

Adho Mukha Shvanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

Adho Mukha Vrkshasana (Hand Stand)

Pincha Mayurasana (Forearm Stand)

Shirshasana (Head Stand)

Adho Mukha Shvanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

Sayanasana (Pose of Repose - Elbow stand)

Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana (Two Leg Inverted Staff POSe)
• feet on chair

Vrischikasana 1 (Scorpion Pose 1)
• feet on chair

Vrischikasana 1 (Scorpion Pose 1)
• drop-back to chair

Shirshasana 1 (Head Stand)
• drop-back

Shirshasana 1 (Head Stand)
• hop-up from chair

Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow Pose)

Viparita Chakrasana (Inverted Wheel Pose)
• walk-over from wall

Vrischikasana 2 (Scorpion Pose 2)
• drop-back/hop-up from stool

Parshva Bharadwajasana (Side Bharadwaja's Pose)

Ardha Halasana (Half Plough Pose)

Shavasana (Corpse Pose)