Andrea Sauter ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ @yogamand avatarAndrea Sauter ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

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Somehow I hoped for a better handstand to share today. It seems that I canโ€™t get beyond that magical 20 sec with my handstands. Of course there are a few exceptions but in general I come down after exactly 20 secs ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ. Any tips & tricks to overcome that are very welcomed ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ
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But what I can clearly see is that I have not much form or alignment but a banana back. Guess I have to start from the scratch ๐Ÿคช.
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Itโ€™s day 15 of of #hstdmin with @raymurse_yoga and itโ€™s supposed to be a 30sec hold. The one on the right is in fact a 40sec hold (I count slower at the wall). The one on the left a 30sec l-shape and when you slide you see a handstand I thought I held for 30 sec but the timer said sth else (I count faster in the room). But I keep trying. I think I gain a bit more control. โ €
Happy Fatherโ€™s Day to all Dadโ€™s out there ๐ŸŽ‰.
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outfit @liquidoactive
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I am so sorry for posting super late today ๐Ÿ™ˆ But have good excuses ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ. First, I hadnโ€™t had a chance to get a pic before I left Germany. Second, after 3 days of travelling I just arrived at my destination. I am not in my time zone and STILL jet-lagged ๐Ÿ˜ฉ. Third (the best excuse EVER) I spent the whole day with my teacher #NevineMichaan and lots of Katonahns at @katonahyogacenter. Happy me I could use the beautiful studio to get a picture ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผโค๏ธ.
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#YogiHowdYouDoThatFridays Week 11โ€™s pose is a folded lotus pose inspired by @daveydontstop ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ Check in with Holly for an option and a brilliant (and way too easy looking) how to video ๐Ÿคฉ.
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Happy Friday to everyone. Iโ€™m off for a French dinner ๐Ÿคค I will check on you laters ๐Ÿ˜˜
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I am up next week with our last pose. You have one last chance to DM me the poses which makes you curious on how I got into it with #IWantToKnowHowdYouDoThat at the message caption. Only one last chance to vote. No prizes, no winners, just FUN!!!
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๐Ÿค— Hosts
โ€‹@jeminajakin
@kamaste_
@yogaandchaigirl
@yogamand (๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿผ up next Friday)
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๐Ÿ“no sponsors, no winners, join whenever you can
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๐Ÿ“If you feel any pain get out of the pose.
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I love travelling. The only thing I don't like so much is being en route. All the luggage, all the sweating, all the soreness and bruises WITHOUT any workout or yoga practice to blame for ๐Ÿ˜‚
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I also don't like to be as inconsistent as I am lately with connecting to you, my #IGfamily ๐Ÿ˜ข. Wanted to thank y'all for the love you spread on my outdated pics ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผโค๏ธ
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But I had some time to prep this post, The one on the left was supposed to mark the beginning of my #questforthepress (and everyone knows that I never went on this journey ... and I am still ok ๐Ÿ˜œ). You see a lot of upper arm work here. All the effort happens in the upper body. The legs do NADA. It looks quite impressive, doesn't it? But let me tell you that this is NOT sustainable at all ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
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On the right one there's almost no bulky muscles to be seen. Ok, the lighting is different but look closely. The work is now shared between the legs and the upper body. Legs are straight, wrist-shoulder-hip-line is more at ease, neck is relaxed, legs are straight and engaged, angle is more acute. You can't see it clearly but feet/toes are not holding for their dear life. I can hold this one way longer without overusing my upper body ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ
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So, this is it for today. I am not sure if I will ever press into handstand or will be a pro handstanding but I will definitely continue to work on them. For me it's just fun to do them. The joy (and key) is - as always - consistency. And a rest day every now and then ๐Ÿ˜‰. Happy Thursday to each and every one of you โค๏ธ).
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Obviously it's the last day of school today for lots of you. AWESOME. For me it's only a normal Friday. But it's THE Friday. Week 10 of #YogiHowdYouDoThatFridays and Kam kicked it off with this fun #LXY pose inspired by @mirajfindingbalance ๐Ÿ˜Ž. He is one cool badass and I follow him only to stop, drop and drool ๐Ÿคค. And because he is such a sweetheart. And he loves cats. And did I mention he is a badass? ๐Ÿ˜‚.
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But I digress. Kam is our lead host for this week and she has a pretty awesome video on how to get into this pose. It's a little toe stand, a little half lotus, a little arm balance, a little lizard pose and a lot of PRETZEL!
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Happy Friday y'all. I'm stoked to have my friend @the.yogi.lama with me the next days. Girl's weekend heehee. But we are also joining "Ayurveda meets Asana" workshops with my teacher @marcholzmanโ˜ธ. I'll share a bit of it on my stories. I love watching stories. Anyone else?
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Holly is up next week. You still have a chance to DM us the poses with #IWantToKnowHowdYouDoThat at the message caption. Two more Fridays before we go into our Summer break. Keep em coming, folks๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ.
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Have you seen a pose which made you curious about how we got into it? ๐Ÿค” Please DM us the poses with #IWantToKnowHowdYouDoThat at the message caption. No prizes, no winners, just FUN!!!
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๐Ÿค— Hosts
โ€‹@jeminajakin
@kamaste_
@yogaandchaigirl (๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿผ up next Friday)
@yogamand
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๐Ÿ“no sponsors, no winners, join whenever you can
๐Ÿ“We love modifications!
๐Ÿ“Whatever you do just make it your own & have fun.
๐Ÿ“If you feel any pain get out of the pose.
๐Ÿ“A good time to get your elbows padded .. just saying ๐Ÿ˜‰
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#ToeStand #HalfLotus #armbalance #armbalances #ForearmFriday #yogabeginner #yogatutorial #workout #yogisofinstagram 840pfr #yogastrong #yogapractice #bbg #yogabody #newtoyoga #newtobbg #breakdown #movementculture #handstandjourney #yogagirls #yogafit #fitover50


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Geez, this was tough!! You all were so joyful and creative. We had a blast hosting #MayYouShineBright and the gallery is a true treasure chest. Filled with incredible yogis doing their thing, rocking their expression of the poses and cheering on each other.
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๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ Without further ado, the winners of some awesome prizes from our generous sponsors are:
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@yogi_hanna_ ๐Ÿ”€ @aloyoga โœจ
(๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผplease DM @seonia)
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@roxsyoga ๐Ÿ”€ @sandandsouldubaiโœจ
(๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผplease DM @mansuz)
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We hosts want to sayย thank you for joining and may you shine bright all day long and every day from now on. Until next time @mansuz @robinmartinyoga @seonia @yogaandchaigirl and myself โ™ฅ๏ธ
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Big thanks to @aloyoga & @sandandsouldubai for sponsoring our challenge ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ โ €
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#yogachallenge #aloyoga #beagoddess 840pdo #StrongYogi #yogainspiration #Fitnessmotivation #hybridyoga #mybodymyyoga #yogapractice #strongandbendy #hathayoga #ashtangayoga #yogalife #myyogalife #yogaeveryday #yogalove #igyoga #fitspo #yogainspo #yogisofig #fitover50


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Itโ€™s Tuesday and on Tuesdays we post a #progresspic, donโ€™t we? ๐Ÿคช
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Anyway. I donโ€™t have many impressive pics to compare with but progress is not always THAT obvious, right?
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When I look at the pic on the left I remember how stoked I was that I could grab my shin. The grip is super tight, though. Look at the toe how desperately it tries to stay grounded. The front shoulder is holding by sheer will and the right arm seeks the contact to the lower back to force it into its natural curve. And that grip. As if my life depends on it ๐Ÿ™ˆ.
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The most obvious on the right is how mores relaxed and at ease it is. Pics can be deceiving *just saying*. Anyway. Front foot stays grounded without any problems. The grip is still tight but not desperate anymore. My upper body is long and upright and more twisted so that my head can twist another 90ยฐ. Plus the back arm has enough space to move further.
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Canโ€™t wait for the next 12 months ๐Ÿคฉ. My goal is to be the tightest, most compact tangled knot ever .. Maybe with a dash of HAWTness. A girl can dream, right? ๐Ÿ˜‚โ€จโ €โ€จHappy Tuesday to yโ€™all (@accidental.triathlete thatโ€™s for you โค๏ธ).
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#SeatedTwist #transformation #transformationtuesday #workinprogress #yogainspiration #yogagirls #yogafit #yogabody #yogaprogress #yogi #fitspo #bbgprogress 20pdi #bbg #newtobbg #fitnessbeforeandafter #beforeandafter #girlswhoworkout #yogabeforeandafter #fitover50 #flexfriday #flexfridays


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Handstands & I. Although I practice them every day they looks exactly like this or even worse ๐Ÿ™ˆ. Every other week I have a good one and I can hold it 10s or more. On some of these days I even have some leg play. But most of the day I finish my practice with the words "Ich hab keinen Bock mehr" which is German for "Handstand? Go jump in a lake" ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ. I could blame the time of the day, because my hips are funky, because of the heat (or cold), because my neighbour plays his music too loud. But tbh .. I am just not practicing them with much structure ๐Ÿ˜‚.
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I thought this challenge is exactly what I need. I will travel this month but I like the concept. At one point you will see me only at the wall, though ๐Ÿ˜. Who's with me?
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Day 1 (Sunday) of #hstdmin Day 1 is a two second hold
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1 - + 2 seconds of your handstand variation to each day for 30 days = 1 min
2 - same concept with nose to toes against the wall
3 - record yourself on days 1-15-30 and the rest go in your story
4 - tag @raymurse_yoga and your friends for accountability ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ
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#yogavideo #handstands #inversions #invertyoself #pressdrills #inversionsmakeyouhot #yogabeginner #yogatutorial #workout #yogisofinstagram 1245pmo #yogastrong #yogapractice #bbg #yogabody #newtoyoga #newtobbg #breakdown #movementculture #handstandjourney #yogagirls #yogafit #fitover50


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It's FriYAY again ... new week, new pose for #YogiHowdYouDoThatFridays and Jem brought us her signature move for week 9. An amazing variation of Leg Behind The Head ... Looks complicated but isn't. Please hopp over to her page for proof. Watch her beautiful vid how smoothly she gets into it ๐Ÿคฉ
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Sorry for posting so late today. But sometimes days go completely different as you thought they would go. Just got home from teaching a 2 hour master class and gosh how I love it to have enough time for everyone to have a closer look at all those kinks ๐Ÿ˜.
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Kam is up next week. You still have a chance to send us DMs with poses from our pages you are curious on how we got into it. So please, keep em coming ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ.
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๐Ÿค— Hosts
โ€‹@jeminajakin
@kamaste_ (๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿผ up next Friday)
@yogaandchaigirl
@yogamand
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๐Ÿ“no sponsors, no winners, join whenever you can
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๐Ÿ“Whatever you do just make it your own & have fun.
๐Ÿ“If you feel any pain get out of the pose.
๐Ÿ“get stunned by how fast you got your pic ๐Ÿ˜‰
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Last and final day โ€ฆ I canโ€™t believe how fast this time went by ๐Ÿ˜ณ. For day 15 (Thursday) of #MayYouShineBright I chose Side Plank or any Wild Thing variation. Inspired by @dylanwerneryoga it was a new shape for me in 2017 and I loved it from the beginning ๐Ÿ˜Ž . โ €
Thank you, guys for having so much fun with us. Itโ€™s been a great pleasure to be your host. Thank you so much for your joy, your vibes and energy. You simply ROCK ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’ฅ!!
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A huge shout out to my amazing co-hosts Suzie, Robin, Seon & Holly. Ladies, I thank you from the bottom of my heart โค๏ธ. Go check them out to see their take on todayโ€™s poseโœจ.
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@mansuz
@robinmartinyoga
@seonia
@yogaandchaigirl
@yogamand
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Big thanks to @aloyoga & @sandandsouldubai for sponsoring our challenge โค๏ธ
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pose line up:
1. Sirsasana (Headstand) โœ”๏ธ
2. Natarajasana (Dancer) โœ”๏ธ
3. Hanumanasana (Splits) โœ”๏ธ
4. Surya Yantrasana (Compass) โœ”๏ธ
5. Uttanasana (Standing Fold) โœ”๏ธ
6. Lunge Variation โœ”๏ธ
7. Goddess โœ”๏ธ
8. Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) โœ”๏ธ
9. SvargaDvijasana (Bird of Paradise) โœ”๏ธ
10. Tittibhasana (FireFly) โœ”๏ธ
11. Handstand โœ”๏ธ
12. ViparitaDandasana (ForearmWheel) โœ”๏ธ
13. Bakasana (Crow or Crane pose) โœ”๏ธ
14. Raja Kapotasana (King Pigeon) โœ”๏ธ
15. Vasisthasana (Side Plank/Wild Thing) โœ”๏ธ
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It was THE day ... the day I felt like rubber. The day I could backbend like a pro ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜‚
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It's the second to last day (Day 14 Wednesday) of #MayYouShineBright and Holly brought us the King of the Pigeons. If you haven't already please check out her post. She shows some great ways to prep for the flipped grip.
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Iโ€™ll be back later tonight with our last poseโœจ.
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hosts (in posting order)
@mansuz
@robinmartinyoga
@seonia
@yogaandchaigirl
@yogamand (up next)
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sponsors:
@aloyoga
@sandandsouldubai
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pose line up:
1. Sirsasana (Headstand) โœ”๏ธ
2. Natarajasana (Dancer) โœ”๏ธ
3. Hanumanasana (Splits) โœ”๏ธ
4. Surya Yantrasana (Compass) โœ”๏ธ
5. Uttanasana (Standing Fold) โœ”๏ธ
6. Lunge Variation โœ”๏ธ
7. Goddess โœ”๏ธ
8. Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) โœ”๏ธ
9. SvargaDvijasana (Bird of Paradise) โœ”๏ธ
10. Tittibhasana (FireFly) โœ”๏ธ
11. Handstand โœ”๏ธ
12. ViparitaDandasana (ForearmWheel) โœ”๏ธ
13. Bakasana (Crow or Crane pose) โœ”๏ธ
14. Raja Kapotasana (King Pigeon) โœ”๏ธ
15. Vasisthasana (Side Plank/Wild Thing)
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The feeling of finally getting the last mile of a project. Thatโ€™s me .. right now โ€ฆ happy af because I know Iโ€™ve done a friggin good job *patting myself on the back*. Yes, I do that. When was the last time you did that to yourself? I hope the answer is TODAY and every day from now on ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿผ๐Ÿคฉ
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Day 13 of #MayYouShineBright is any variation of #CrowPose #Bakasana and this shape is like that pat on that back ๐Ÿคฃ
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Holly will post later today with some King Pigeon inspiration โœจ.
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hosts (in posting order)
@mansuz
@robinmartinyoga
@seonia
@yogaandchaigirl (up next)
@yogamand
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sponsors:
@aloyoga
@sandandsouldubai
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pose line up:
1. Sirsasana (Headstand) โœ”๏ธ
2. Natarajasana (Dancer) โœ”๏ธ
3. Hanumanasana (Splits) โœ”๏ธ
4. Surya Yantrasana (Compass) โœ”๏ธ
5. Uttanasana (Standing Fold) โœ”๏ธ
6. Lunge Variation โœ”๏ธ
7. Goddess โœ”๏ธ
8. Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) โœ”๏ธ
9. SvargaDvijasana (Bird of Paradise) โœ”๏ธ
10. Tittibhasana (FireFly) โœ”๏ธ
11. Handstand โœ”๏ธ
12. ViparitaDandasana (ForearmWheel) โœ”๏ธ
13. Bakasana (Crow or Crane pose) โœ”๏ธ
14. Raja Kapotasana (King Pigeon)
15. Vasisthasana (Side Plank/Wild Thing)
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