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Yoga Flying Crow Pose
Eka Pada Galavasana Pose
- Inhale, beginning in Malasana Pose.
- Exhale, place palms on floor shoulder width finger pointing forward.
- Inhale, lifting heels finding connection with with balls of feet.
- Exhale, placing right knee on back of right upper arm, and right ankle on left upper arm.
- Inhale, pressing right lower leg into upper arms, begin to shift weight forward, sliding lightly weighted left leg back to straighten.
- Exhale, finding drishti allow weight to move forward enough to acheve balance.
- Inhale, finding calm and foundation.
- Exhale, extending spine by reaching forward with crown of head, and pressing back with right heel.
- Hold pose 3 to 5 breaths or as long as comfortable.
- To release, slowly lower left foot back to floor.
- Repeat "Eka Pada Galavasana, Yoga Flying Crow Pose" on other side.
Notice - This is an advanced Yoga Pose:
Caution for those with wrist, elbow, shoulder, knee, hip or balance issues.*
Congratulations on learning "Eka Pada Galavasana, Yoga Flying Crow Pose".