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Man doing a headstand in a park in Buenos Aires.

The headstand, or sometimes head stand, is a pose that is an inversion posture of standing head down. The technique is used in different settings such as yoga, breakdancing, acrobatics and beginner gymnastics.


Symmetrical yoga headstand

The pattern of a yoga posture may be balanced and symmetrical from all perspectives, even though not always in a legs-vertical position.

Unkown Headstand 1

Asymmetrical yoga headstands

Some inversion postures in yoga do not keep the legs and torso completely vertical.


See also

External links

  • A video of a head stand
  • Freeze and Headstand Tutorial

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