Forget downward dog, now you can try upside down yoga


Forget downward dog, now you can try upside down yoga

Forget downward dog, now yoga in cocoons is the way forward

6:38 PM on 3rd August 2011

Cocoon craze: Closing yourself off inside the hammock allows you to focus on your mind, body and spirit

Cocoon craze: Closing yourself off inside the hammock allows you to focus on your mind, body and spirit

Newfangled dangle: Christopher Harrison

Newfangled dangle: Christopher Harrison”s yoga class performing one of his unique postures in his New York studio

Less of a strain: The hammock helps take the weight off the spine and joints. Christopher Harrison developed his system after struggling to perform yoga poses on the ground because of wrist problems.

Less of a strain: The hammock helps take the weight off the spine and joints. Christopher Harrison developed his system after struggling to perform yoga poses on the ground because of wrist problems.

Head for heights: Hanging upside down refreshes the body

Head for heights: Hanging upside down refreshes the body”s systems, helps blood flow and stretches the spine