American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A position, as in gymnastics or yoga, in which one supports oneself vertically on one's head with the hands braced for support on the floor or on a mat.
- n. The act of standing on one's head.
- n. The position of standing on one's head.
- n. an acrobatic feat in which a person balances on the head (usually with the help of the hands)
- From head + stand. (Wiktionary)
“This pose is better known as a headstand, and is referred to as "the king of all poses.”
“I turn an underwater somersault, two, three; I do an underwater headstand, toes pointed perfectly up.”
“The stool “headstand” is based upon the principal of a skipjack and offers dynamic seating.”
“Yoga teacher Patricia Sullivan shares a cautionary tale about an injury she sustained practicing "the king of the asanas [poses]": headstand.”
““Christopher is in India, perfecting his headstand,” Cal said, looking oddly embarrassed.”
“When she taught one youngster to do a headstand during a yoga class, he was so excited that he told her, 'Miss, now I want to teach you something.”
“I carefully followed eight steps to achieve a perfect headstand, and conquered my fear.”
“Instead of griping or avoiding the topic, Neal dives headstand first into his own at-times selfish or ignorant actions and attempts to change them.”
“He would graciously allow the Senator “an assist from staff if necessary,” at least on the headstand part.”
“Like maybe to hold up a nomination a Senator needs to do a headstand (with an assist from staffers if necessary in athletic terms) on the Senate floor and say “I Richard Shelby wish to delay a vote on [Person's name] until tomorrow, February 6, 2010.””
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