Yoga Poses

CROW POSE – BAKASANA


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BENEFITS:

  • Strengthens the arms and wrists
  • Strengthens and tones the core muscles
  • Stretches the upper back
  • Improves sense of balance
  • Prepares the body and mind for more difficult arm balances

CAUTIONS:

  • Chronic or current wrist pain
  • Carpel Tunnel syndrome
  • Pregnancy

MODIFICATIONS:

  • If you are new to this pose, build strength and prepare for the pose by lifting one foot off the ground at a time, then alternating feet.
  • If you are having trouble getting your hips high enough, try the pose with your feet elevated on a block.
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