Before you try to perform a headstand, practice doing these simple versions of this tripod inversion first. They will familiarize you with being in an inverted position. If you have never done moves like this before, you might be surprised to discover how good it feels to counter the effects of gravity.
2 Once you are comfortable in the previous position, press down firmly into your hands and focus on moving your shoulders away from your ears to elongate your neck. Find your balance and slowly lift one leg up at a time, placing your knees as high as possible onto your upper arms. Keep your feet together so that your knees do not slide off your arms.
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