Yoga Poses - Kapotasana (Pigeon Pose)


Yoga Poses - Kapotasana (Pigeon Pose)

Method:

A) Place both hands and knees on the floor (i.e., like a cat).

B) Lift the hands and stand upright from the knees. Place the right big toe over the left big toe.

C) Move the arms behind the back, extended between the right thigh and calf; left hand between the left thigh and calf toward the heels).

D) Exhale, leaning the body backward until the palmsreach the heels. Then grab the heels (or touch them with the fingers).

E) Breathe normally and hold the posture.

F) Exhale, returning the torso to the upright position.

Precaution: Do not hurt the knees or spine.