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Kukkudasana - The Fowl Pose

Kukkudasana - The Fowl Pose

Kukkudasana strengthens the wrists and the abdominal muscles.

How to do Kukkudasana?

  • Sit in the Padmasana posture - that is, with your legs crossed and soles facing upward close to the navel. Inhale deeply.
  • Place your hands between your thighs and your calves and place your hands downward.
  • Push through till your palms are resting on the floor.
  • Keep your palms beside one another, thumbs touching each other. 
  • Exhale. Lift your body off the ground slowly. 
  • Balance the weight of your body on your palms. 
  • Ensure that you are breathing evenly to better maintain balance.
  • Remain in the posture for as long as you can.