headstand headstand


  • (n) an acrobatic feat in which a person balances on the head (usually with the help of the hands)


  1. Her favorite position these days is the headstand.
  2. When veteran Speed Flyer Laura Ingalls landed at Albuquerque her landing gear crumpled and the ship did a headstand.
  3. Berry knocked the Babe so hard that he did a mid-air headstand, landed in a heap and was out of the game two weeks recovering from the injury.


  1. Jason Derulo: Headstand at BET Experience with Jordin Sparks!

    Jason Derulo proves to his fans that his neck is all better by doing a headstand on stage during the 106 & Park Live during the 2013 BET Exeperience held at L.A. LIVE on Friday afternoon (June 28) in Los Angeles. The 23-year-old musician tweeted just before he took the stage, “Tune into BET now [...]
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

  2. Wounded veterans turn to yoga

    SAN DIEGO — Army 1st Sgt. Chris Montera, who lost both legs above the knee in a mortar attack in Afghanistan, is doing a headstand, guided by yoga instructor Sunny Keays.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch


  1. "As the owner of two dogs who go bonkers at mealtime, I know a meat maniac when I see one," said Behar. "I am delighted to award Ike with this honor. His frenzied feeding moment made me laugh out loud and any dog who does a headstand in his...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Joy Behar Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "It would be like doing a headstand over a trash bucket," Burbank said.
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Dan Burbank Source: Longmont Daily Times-Call

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