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Rose Bird – Circoplex Yoga Teacher in Nottingham

I live, breathe and love yoga. Having studied yoga in countries across the world, as well as attending medical school, I can bring a unique understanding and empathy for to my teaching. In classes I unite movement, meditation and discipline into a fluid and dynamic flow. Yoga can sculpt, strengthen and shine through the body […]

How to Press from Crow to Handstand – Video Tutorial

For UK Handstand Workshops & Special Events visit For Bristol Handstand Classes visit For more video tutorials visit People who build up their arm strength have more options available to them when it comes to balancing a handstand. Arm strength will give you the ability to dip forward and save a […]

How to hold a Tucked Handstand – Video Tutorial

A tucked handstand is easier in some ways because the bodyweight is lower and so it’s easier to balance.  People with good shoulder mobility will find it easier to stick their bum out because open shoulders are a part of the overall back bend.  People with restricted shoulder mobility will find that their closed shoulders […]

How to Cartwheel to Handstand – Video Tutorial

Three Principles. Leg Tension Repetition Playfullness Exercise 1 Start with your hands on the floor. Hop from one foot to the other. The main focus is to keep the legs straight and feet and toes pointed like a ballet dancer or gymnast. Exercise 2 Keep your hands on the floor but begin hopping from side […]

Handstand Shoulder Angles Explained – Video Tutorial

The quest for a straight Handstand can be a mystery at first. It’s important to remember that the mechanics of the handstand are very simple. There is really only 3 factors. 1. The shoulder angle. 2. The curvature or straightness of the spine. 3. The hip angle. It’s also important to remember that if you […]

How to Handstand against a wall – Video Tutorial

This video tutorial will take you on a journey from beginner to improver. For UK Handstand Workshops & Special Events visit For Bristol Handstand Classes visit For more video tutorials visit 1. People who are building their handstand confidence from scratch should aim to just get one foot to touch the wall. […]

How to Press to Handstand – Video Tutorial

This move is known by different names (press, lift, lever) but the name which makes most sense to me is “deadlift”, because we are lifting our bodyweight from a dead start with no momentum or jumping.  “Press”, on the other hand, implies that the arms and elbows are bent and the bodyweight is being pressed, […]