Yoga for Pigeons (All Levels - Moderate Challenge Yoga) [1:25]

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Shana Meyerson

I grew up a very intense athlete. I played the Junior USTA tennis circuit in high school, later trained for the Race Across America (bike riding 100 miles a day), and worked out like a fiend (three hours a day) a...
Did you know that Pigeon Pose, Kapotasana, is actually a backbend done on your knees? And Eka Pada Rajakapotasana—which we often refer to as “Pigeon”—is really One Legged Single Pigeon?
 
Ooooooh! Aaaaaah!
 
Yes, my little yogis, alas, it is true.
 
And you’re in luck. In this video, we will explore both yoga pigeons, as well as one of the fake pigeons (Eka Pada Galavasana) for good measure.
 
Deep, rich shoulder, chest, back, and—of course—hip opening for pigeons great and small.
 
 
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