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THE SEVEN HEADSTANDS OF ASHTANGA SECOND SERIES
Mukta Hasta Sirsasana A
(Hands-Free)
Mukta Hasta Sirsasana B
Mukta Hasta Sirsasana C
Baddha Hasta Sirsasana A
(Bound-Hands)
Baddha Hasta Sirsasana B
Baddha Hasta Sirsasana C
Baddha Hasta Sirsasana D

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Headstand variation
Baddha Konasana in Pincha Mayurasana
Mukha Hasta Sirsasana C
Sirsasana with Hand Variation, Twisted Root (Garudasana)
Sirsa Padasana (Preparatory Pose) or transition into viparita dandasana
Baddha Hasta Sirsasana B
Parivritta Eka Pada Sirsasana
Urdhva Padmasana
Baddha Hasta Sirsasana B
(Bound Headstand B)
Baddha Hasta Sirsasana A
( Bound Headstand A)
Parivritta Eka Pada Sirsasana
(One-Legged Revolved Headstand)
Urdvha Padmasana (Upward Lotus)
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Niralamba Sarvangasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana Variation (Downward Dog Pose)
Niralamba Sarvangasana (Unsupported Shoulderstand)
Prasaritta Padotonasana
(Wide Angle Forward Bend)
Baddha Hasta Sirsasana D variation (Bound Headstand D, with legs in garudasana [eagle])
Uttanapadasana
Pincha Mayurasana* (Peacock Feather Pose)
Vrischikasana*
(Scorpion Pose)
Uttanapadasana (Flying Fish Pose)
CLOSING SEQUENCE

Headstand
Headstand
Sirsasana Variations
Headstand

*Photos by G. Pence
 

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