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FeetUp Asana: Savasana

It’s often said that one shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Considering it’s also known as “corpse” or “final resting” pose, savasana seems like it should be pretty easy to handle— especially after a long day at work or nice sweaty practice. Who would have thought that the simple act of lying still and […]

How to Find the Most Comfortable Shoulder Position With Your FeetUp

What has two shoulders and occasionally experiences upper body tension? This yogi! If you’re like most humans, it’s safe to assume that there are days where shouldering the weight of the world can result in varying amounts of discomfort in the neck and upper back. Thankfully, the FeetUp Trainer is a great tool for helping […]

Being Seen & Heard: The Power of Listening

Giving someone your full attention is a great first step for creating deep connection and trust. Movement can be very personal matter depending on the practice and the practitioner. This poses a unique challenge when interacting with people in a class environment. How does one both listen to the group and pay attention to individual […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Building a FeetUp Inversion Practice for Beginners and Beyond!

As simple as it may sound, one of the most challenging parts of an inversion practice is getting used to being upside down! Let’s have a talk about how one can safely explore how to spend more time upside with comfort, control and ease. First things first: WHAT EXACTlY IS AN INVERSION? An inverted pose […]

How Much Weight Can Your FeetUp Trainer Support?

The FeetUp Trainer has been lab tested to hold weight up to 2000 lbs / 900kg before showing any sign of breaking. Here’s a quick example on how durable the frame is: We’ve put a lot of work into creating a powerful tool for making inversions more accessible for most practitioners. Because the FeetUp Trainer […]

Avoiding Cervical Compression and the Dangers of Headstand

The headstand can be quite challenging posture for many reasons. When it comes to practicing inversions, it’s important to use your head… to make the right decisions, NOT for supporting your bodyweight! Did you know the average human head weighs about 10 pounds? Take that into consideration when practicing inversions during a yoga class! More […]

Staying Connected in a Time of Social Distancing

At the time of writing, humanity is facing an incredibly huge obstacle: COVID-19. Borders are closed, people are in quarantine, and stress levels are rising as we face uncertain times. The world as we all know it has been turned upside down, affecting everyone in many different ways. While we are a business, FeetUp is […]

FeetUp Asana Basics: Warrior I

FeetUp Asana Basics: Warrior I

An incredibly powerful standing pose, Virabhadrasana (pronounced veer-AH-bah-dra-sanna) can build strength while developing flexibility and balance. Although Warrior I may look simple from the outside, there are many angles and forces at play internally. With a little bit of patience and dedication, everyone has something to gain from embracing their warrior spirit. Combined with the […]

Pranayama Basics: Enjoy Simple Meditation With a Full Yogic Breath

FeetUp Pranayama: Full Yogic Breath

Similar to meditation, pranayama (that’s yoga talk for “the science of breath”) can easily be mistaken as complicated because it seems easy on paper but can get quite challenging once you start losing focus. The truth is quite the opposite: breathing is as easy as we allow it to be and as dynamic we choose. […]

FeetUp Asana: Downward Facing Dog

FeetUp Asana Basics: Warrior I

Good ol’ Downward Facing Dog. A dynamic pose equal parts restful and energetic, inverted and grounded, lengthening and strengthening. When considering the amount of time spent in this pose compared to all others, one could easily argue that Down Dog is a yogi’s best friend. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy and […]