Yoga Pose: One Legged King Pigeon (Preparation)

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  • One Legged King Pigeon (Preparation)

  • Category:
    Seated / Backbend
  • Difficulty:
  • Description:

    From a lounging position, the hips are parallel and squared to the earth with the front knee bent in a 90-degree angle and flat on the earth. The front foot rests close to the groin. The back leg is extended with the knee and the back foot squared, parallel and pressed firmly into the earth. The ribcage is lifted. The heart is open. Fingers rest on the earth by the side body. The gaze is forward.

  • Benefits:

    Stretches the thighs, groin, psoas, abdomen, chest, shoulders, and neck. Stimulates the abdominal organs. Opens the shoulders and chest.