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Bakasana or Crow pose tip

Bakasana or crow pose can be quite daunting for many people-I will sometimes offer the option of putting a blanket or cushion on the floor in front of you, to give the illusion of the floor being closer ( and remove some of the fear of falling) with any prop you will have to let go of it at some point & in my experience once a student has felt the where the balance is, and what needs to be engaged ( shoulders, bandhas etc) they are happy to remove the prop. 

Ashtanga Yoga : Building Strength to Jump Back from Bakasana or Crow Pose

Crow Pose on Everest, Nepal

Janga crow, Sunder peak, Everest; Nepal, originally uploaded by Eric Lon. Crow Pose on Sunder Peak, Mount Everest, Nepal

Eric Lon, French masseur and physiotherapist - along with his Nepali spiritual son, Janga - went to the Everest base camp in order to prepare the first Everest - yoga - massage - trek in April 2011. The trek will take them to Gorak Shep, with an altitude of 5,180 metres. Will this become the highest yoga camp in the world?
To view Eric's photos, visit: Eric Lon's Flickr photostream

Pose of the day

Bakasana (Crow Pose), originally uploaded by Bakasana or Crow Pose

Pose of the day

Bakasana (Crow Pose), originally uploaded by This pose is called the Bakasana, otherwise known as the Crow Pose.