Yoga Pose: Fire Log, Double Pigeon (Agnistambhāsana)
  • Fire Log

  • Agnistambhāsana

  • agni = fire
  • stambha = statue
  • āsana = posture
  • Alt. Name:
    Double Pigeon
  • Category:
    Seated / Neutral
  • Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Description:

    From a seated position, stack both shins on top of each other until they are parallel to the front edge of the mat.

  • Benefits:

    Opens the hips. Strengthens the back muscles by elongating the spine. Improves alignment of the spine; thereby improving posture. Calming and centering pose that improves concentration and facilitates meditation. Ameliorates stress and anxiety.