Carson Calhoun's "Handstand Tips & Conditioning" Online Video Workouts on Alo Moves

Handstand Tips & Conditioning

Carson Calhoun

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About the Series

Whether you are just starting to explore handstands, or are an advanced handstand practitioner, this series will build your skills, strength and confidence. Each of these 15 easy-to-follow sessions can help you improve your technique and build the physical and mental strength you need to find balance upside down and hold your inversions.

In this series you will:
- Practice 15 tutorial-style classes to build a strong and stable handstand
- Master techniques to advance your handstand practice
- Build strength, mobility, and confidence

From hip mobility to handstand pushups, Carson built this program so yogis can follow it sequentially or jump from class to class. These 10-minute videos include wrist warm-ups, wall drills, stability challenges, and more. As you move through these tutorials, you will explore how to safely fall in and out of inversions, improve your body and breath control, and smile in your practice.

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instructor Instructor profile

A self-described “Handstand-Up Comedian,” Carson combines his love for being upside-down with his natural ability to make people laugh. As a teacher, he always encourages his students to push their limits and explore their edge, all while maintaining a playful attitude. At every turn, his students can be sure they'll break a sweat, learn something new, and leave with a smile their face.

After years of encouragement from his mother, Carson began practicing yoga in 2010. He did his first 200 hour teacher training in 2011 at Little River Yoga and has since studied Ashtanga Yoga with David B. Keil and Rocket Yoga with David C. Kyle. As a movement enthusiast, Carson incorporates a variety of disciplines into his yoga classes, which focus on building a strong mind and body.

Total Run Time

Duration
2 hr 10 min
(15 Videos)

Difficulty

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Intermediate

Intensity

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Intensity 3
Difficulty & Intensity Guide

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Classes

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    This is a 9-minute preview of Carson Calhoun's Handstand Tips & Conditioning series.
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    Before any handstand practice, you have to warm up. This lesson gives you a complete shoulder and wrist warm up to get you ready to stand on your hands.
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    In this class, you will learn to add handstands into your sun salutation A. Whether it’s a small jump, or a long float, you will learn the best time to incorporate your han...
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    In this class, you will learn to add handstands into your sun salutation B. This builds off of your previous sun A class, and introduces more complex handstand flowing thro...
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    If you can’t breathe, you can’t handstand for long! In this class, you will learn how to breathe when entering handstand and to use your breath to stay upside-down.
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    This class will teach you all about your belly and how it supports you in your handstand. You'll also learn how your belly, if not properly recruited while upside down can ...
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    Hip Mobility (12:17)

    It’s not all about your hands and arms! In order to handstand freely, you’re going to want freedom in your lower body. In this class, you will learn many hip mobility drill...
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    Supine (8:15)

    Being upside down isn't the only way you can improve your handstands! In this class, you will learn handstand drills you can practice laying on your back and on your stomac...
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    Falling (5:41)

    Falling out of handstands can be scary. It is also a necessary part of the handstand journey. In this class, you will learn a variety of ways to fall, so you can choose how...
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    Crow (11:00)

    This class is all about crow pose. Grab two blocks and a bolster or pillow to support you as you practice. We will start off with basics so you can learn how to safely ente...
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    Kick Up (8:34)

    Grab your mat and find a safe wall by which you can practice kicking up into handstands today!
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    Chest To Wall (7:33)

    Learn a new approach to handstands with chest-to-wall handstands! Instead of practicing your kick ups with your back against a wall, this will give you a new way to learn s...
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    Knee Tuck (8:51)

    Learn how to create more stability in your handstands with knee tucks! In this class, we will use a block and bolster to help support you as you learn to squeeze a block be...
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    Handstands aren't just a static shape! In today's class, we will go through different handstand transitions so you feel comfortable wiggling your toes and legs as you move ...
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    Wall negatives will help you use gravity to build strength! Grab a mat and find a safe while that you can practice against.
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    Build strength practicing handstand pushups! This practice takes time, but, the more your practice them, the more strength you will build. Handstand pushups are so helpful ...