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Do it today: gently try this yoga posture today. It stretches everything in your lower body you want to stretch, works your glutes and improves balance. Hold for 6-8 deep breaths a couple times on each side.

Handstand - Adho Mukha Vrksasana - Yoga Pose

Yoga Journal - Handstand Adho Mukha Vrksasana Like its inverted cousins such as Forearm Balance and Headstand, a major obstacle to Handstand is a natural fear of falling. So the basic pose will be described with the heels supported against a wall. Make sure that there are no hanging pictures or other decorations on the wall directly above you.

Cobra Pose - Bhujangasana - Yoga Pose

Bhujangasana. Cobra Pose. I've also heard this referred to as Upward Dog Pose.

70 Yoga Poses to Tone, Strengthen, and Detox Your Body

Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose - Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana - Yoga Pose

Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose - Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana - Benefits: Stretches the spine, shoulders, and hamstrings Stimulates abdominal organs such as the liver and kidneys Improves digestion

Upward Bow (Wheel) Pose - Urdhva Dhanurasana - Yoga Pose

Upward Bow or Wheel Pose - Urdhva Dhanurasana - (OORD-vah don-your-AHS-anna) - Benefits Stretches the chest and lungs Strengthens the arms and wrists, legs, buttocks, abdomen, and spine Stimulates the thyroid and pituitary Increases energy and counteracts depression Therapeutic for asthma, back pain, infertility, and osteoporosis