Sirsasana, or headstand, looks quite difficult, but is actually very simple to learn. In most yoga traditions, however, headstand is practiced near the end of a sequence. With this in mind, headstand is probably not a good idea until you are warm and loose from yoga or another form of exercise. This how to video gives you step by step instructions for the headstand yoga pose. Do not use the wall. It's easier, but it's not safe. When you're ready, you'll feel it and you can move safely that way. Do not let your elbows splay out to the sides. Do not jump into this pose. When you're ready, you'll feel it.