Hatha Yoga

    The Crow - Kakasana

    crow

    Introduction

    Kakasana, the crow posture, is tenth in the sequence of 12 basic postures of hatha yoga. The crow is a balancing posture which strengthens the shoulders, arms and wrists. Alternatively, mayurasana, the peacock yoga pose, can also be done as a variation instead of the crow.

    The Crow

    Physical Benefits

    Mental Benefits

    Technique

    The crow begins by coming to a squatting position on your feet.

    To come out of the posture exhale and gradually lower the feet back down to the mat.

    The crow is part of the basic yoga class.

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