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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[edit]

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

Unknown Headstand 1

Asymmetrical yoga headstands[edit]

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


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