Camille Styles

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Yes, You Can Do Crow Pose — Here’s How

July 25th, 2018

Crow pose is one of the foundational arm balances in a yoga practice. While it’s not necessary to float effortlessly into an arm-balance in order to have an effective yoga practice, the level of awareness, focus and equal parts strength and ease necessary to explore and practice these types of poses can most certainly benefit your life both on and off the mat.

Below is a brief warm-up followed by a step-by-step progression into crow pose. If time allows, consider starting with a seated twist to warm and loosen your spine and a downward facing dog to warm and open your shoulders and bring awareness to your hands and wrists.

If you do have wrist or shoulder injuries, consider staying with Step 1 of the crow pose instructions.

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  1. […] I don’t know why, but the crow pose is so intimidating to me, but so enticing. Here is a great step-by-step on how to make it there. […]

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