How Arm Balances Can Cure Your Fear of Being Upside Down

Arm-supported poses are excellent preparation for handstands and other inversions.
Most of us are afraid of something. For me, it’s being upside down. I barely passed swim class in high school because I was scared of diving headfirst. Even in a simple yoga pose like downward dog, I dislike the feeling of pressure in my head.

For a long time I was one of those people who avoided handstands in yoga and CrossFit. So when I read the words “Arm Balances” on the syllabus for my yoga teacher training weekend, I was not excited.
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Source:: Breaking Muscle