What are the medical contra-indications for the headstand? A good question for teachers and students alike.
Here are a couple answers from our Facebook friends - maybe you have some ideas as well:
Nancy: high blood pressure, chronic or acute neck pain, cervical spine instability,glaucoma and other eye problems, osteoperosis- some teachers say menstruation and pregnancy as well...can anyone help with
anything I've missed? Thanks!
Karin: Toothache or a recent visit to the dentist.
Nalini: also u have to be very carefull about getting into tthe headstandi know of one person who has developed a stiff neck due to constant practise. one has to learn it carefully with your instructor.