Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose)

Yoga Asana Postures : Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose)


A) Sit in Padmasana (lotus pose) and insert hands between the thighs and knees (right hand between the right thigh and calf; left hand between the left thigh and calf).

B) Place the palms on the ground, fingers pointing forward.

C) Inhale, shifting the body weight to the hands and raising the body off the ground.

D) Hold the position and breathe normally. Focus the eyes on a fixed point in front of you.

E) Exhale, slowly returning to the ground.

Benefits: The pose awakens kundalini, strengthens the wrists, arms, shoulder muscles, and abdominal walls.