Yoga Pose: One Legged Crow, One Legged Crane, Flying Crow (Eka Pāda Bakāsana)

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  • One Legged Crow

  • Eka Pāda Bakāsana

  • eka = one
  • pāda = foot or leg
  • baka = crane
  • āsana = posture
  • Alt. Name:
    One Legged Crane / Flying Crow
  • Category:
    Arm Balance and Inversion / Balancing
  • Difficulty:
  • Description:

    From Crow (Bakāsana), one leg lifts up and extends back as the chin lifts and reaches forward. The gaze is down and slightly forward.

  • Benefits:

    Strengthens arms and wrists. Stretches the upper back. Strengthens the abdominal muscles. Opens the groin. Tones the abdominal organs.