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Side Crow Pose

Side Crow Pose is a fun arm balance with a cool twist!

If you’re a fan of Crow Pose or Bakasana, then you’re likely to also enjoy Side Crow or Side Crane Pose. Side Crow is very similar to Crow Pose but you get to add a fun twist to the posture which can make it a bit more of a challenge. Maintaining balance while twisting may lead to a few wobbles!

The major benefits of Side Crow Pose include strengthening the arms, shoulders and wrists. Naturally, Side Crow also offers the chance to further core strength along with developing focus and solid balance. The pose’s little twist can also help with detoxing the body.

Crow Pose and Noose Pose can act as good prep poses for Side Crow.

Major Tips: It’s a good idea to have a strong Crow Pose before adding the twist for Side Crow, so work on your Crow Pose! You can also use blocks under your head and hips to help with balance, but be wary of creating a crutch that you can’t escape! It may also be a good idea to use a blanket to cushion your falls.

Side Crow Pose offers a variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. Enjoy the pose!

Side Crow Pose Benefits:

  • Strengthens The Shoulders

  • Helps To Focus Mind

  • Strengthens The Arms & Wrists

  • Builds Core Strength

  • Provides Twist For Detox

The above Side Crow Pose is displayed by Yoga|Merge Instructor Drinie Aguilar. You can catch Drinie’s Classes on Yoga|Merge – Let’s Make Some Yoga

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