Twelve Days of Yoga: On the 4th Day

“On the 4th day of yoga, my guru gave to me…

4 flying crows
3 om’ing om oms
2 turtle poses
and a hanuman in a coconut tree.

For the 4th day of yoga, my guru gave to me… 4 flying crows.  What’s flying crow pose?  I don’t think there’s such a thing, but I made the term up. The actual pose is  eka pada bakasana… one legged crow.  To me it looks like a flying crow.

I think this is king of all arm balances. It’s challenging because of it’s asymmetrical  shape.  All the weight is on one side.  It requires an extreme amount of focus, strength, and patience.

Try it out in this how-to video:

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