*Handstands help coordinate full body strength. A successful handstand requires shoulder strength, a flexed core and tight glutes. Balancing your body requires wrist strength and pointing your toes helps maintain alignment.
*Doing handstands is not just exercise, it is a cool trick that impresses friends, family, and total strangers. Having fun is the key to conquering handstands. For a great tutorial on how to get started, checkout Beast Skills.
*When you feel comfortable with the basics, move your practice to your homemade parallettes. In no time, you will be looking like this:
*Can’t get enough handstand practice, then see the Ninja: Crow Pose post.