- pārśva = side
- baka = crane
- āsana = posture
Alt. Name:Side Crane
Category:Arm Balance and Inversion / Twist
Start from Side Crow (Preparation) and lean forward. Bend the elbows, placing the hips and knees on top of the arms. Lift the chin up and look forward. Shift more weight onto the arms and tip over, take one foot and then the other off the floor.
Strengthens arms and wrists. Improves balance. Tones the abdominal muscles.