top button
    Connect to us
      Facebook Login
      Site Registration Why to Join

    Most popular tags
    yoga diabetes home remedies healthcare pregnancy meditation fertility food asanas type 2 infertility symptoms yoga for health sugar levels causes weight loss eyes sperm yoga poses benefits
Print Preview

How can I progress in Pigeon Pose?

+1 vote
25 views
posted Apr 5 by Nikitha S Prasad

Share this question
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button Google+ Share Button LinkedIn Share Button Multiple Social Share Button

1 Answer

0 votes

In this challenging pose, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (One-Legged King Pigeon Pose), the chest is puffed up to resemble a king pigeon. And while we certainly don't walk around strutting our stuff, this asana will energize your adrenal glands and fully open the front of the body.

It is challenging for most people to make the thoracic spine (upper back) flexible. The ribcage attaches to the upper back, which limits its mobility. And the shape of it is naturally convex, which is why we often see the chest collapse in sedentary people. The spine, however, can become supple. And while it is obviously quite difficult, we should distribute the curve evenly throughout the length of the spine in all backbends. Ever see a palm tree in the wind? The curve is long and smooth, starting at the base.

answer Apr 6 by Bhavisha.k
...