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Flying Crow Pose

Angle-Based Images: Flying Crow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Flying Crow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Flying Crow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Flying Crow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Flying Crow Pose Video
Flying Crow Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Start standing with feet hip's distance apart.
Flying Crow Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Sink your hips back and bend your knees as your reach your arms high into chair pose.
Flying Crow Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Then, transfer your weight into your right foot and cross your left ankle over your right thigh, flex your left foot, and press the left knee lightly toward the ground.
Flying Crow Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Take your palms to the ground, shoulder's distance apart, in front of your right shin. Wrist creases line up with the front edge of your mat.
Flying Crow Pose: Step 5
Step 5 Slowly start to extend and lift your right leg long behind you. Floint your right toes and breathe here for three deep breaths, and then upwind and repeat on the other side.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Keep the back leg bent until you build the strength to extend it back.

Tips

Do not attempt this pose if you have any wrist, shoulder, knee, or hip ailments.

Benefits

Strengthens arms, shoulders, wrists, core, neck, and hips. Opens the hips. Improves focus, balance, and is thought to help digestion.

Modifications

To master, lengthen the back leg completely and lift it high, keeping your gaze forward

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