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Crane Pose, Bakasana - Hatha Yoga Classes in Milton Keynes - Yoga Lily
Crane Pose, Bakasana: Yoga Arm Balances Bakasana – This arm balance posture, the whole weight of the body rests on the hands. This strengthens the wrists, arms, shoulders and abdominal muscles. It requires concentration and, in helping us conquer the fear of falling forward, builds confidence in other areas of our life. 1. Stand in mountain pose. Squat down and place the hands flat on the floor, shoulder width apart, and about 25 cm in front of the feet with the middle fingers pointing forward. With feet close together come onto tiptoes, widen the knees and bend the elbows. Lift the heels higher and bring your weight forward to place the knees on the upper arms as close to the armpits as possible. Continue to press the knees against the upper arms. 2. Slowly lean forward, transferring the body weight from the feet to the hands. Trust in the support