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Over the shoulder shoulder holder backpack - Go Fit Girl!
In my yoga classes at the end of June and beginning of July we prepped the bodies for modified supported handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana). We also practiced what I was calling over the shoulder shoulder holder (pictured to the left). A student told me another teacher calls it a backpack. So I am now calling it over the shoulder shoulder holder backpack. We practiced the pictured “pose” after we had prepped the body to moved into a modified and supported handstand and practiced the handstand (if the student chose to do so). I decided to sport the over the shoulder shoulder holder backpack recently while sitting at my desk/laptop for several hours to see how I felt, if that was accessible for my body, if it helped with my posture, etc. I was surprised to find it fairly comfortable (I’m not saying it felt like soft and billowy cotton candy or anything). What I felt in my body when I set up this way (and I got similar feedback from my students as well) is my posture … Continue reading