Sanskrit Name: Bakasana
English Translation: Crow Pose
Also Called: Crane Pose
- Begin in a Wide Squat. Place your palms firmly on the ground in front of you with fingers spread wide. Straighten your legs slightly and place your knees as high up onto your triceps as possible, toward your armpits.
- Shift forward onto your hands, lean the weight of your knees into the backs of your arms, and lift your feet off the ground.
- Touch your toes together and hold this arm balance for five breaths.
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