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Kakasana - The Crow Pose

Kakasana - The Crow Pose

Kakasana strengthens the arms, wrists, and shoulders. The balancing pose enhances the power of concentration.

How to do Kakasana? 

  • Squat on the floor. Keep both your feet and your knees apart.
  • Stretch your arm to place your palms flat against the floor in front. Keep your fingers spread. Bend your arms slightly at the elbows.
  • Raise your hips so that your body tilts forward, bringing your head down halfway.
  • Let your knees be supported by your upper arms.
  • Focus on a point away from your body, in front. Inhale deeply.
  • While holding your breath, shift more of your body’s weight to your arms.
  • Raise your feet one by one till you are supported entirely by your arms.
  • Breathe evenly while balancing in the posture for as long as you can