One-Legged King Pigeon Yoga Pose Photos and Kapotasana Video Tips for Beginners

One-Legged King Pigeon Yoga Pose Photos and Kapotasana Video Tips for Beginners


King Pigeon Pose, Variation I (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana)

This deep, graceful variation of one-legged king pigeon pose, also known as eka pada rajakapotasana in Sanskrit, has always been a quintessential “goal pose,” since it includes advanced aspects of so many other poses. An intense hip opener, heart opener, and backbend, this variation of pigeon pose combines three flexibility-building activities in a truly comprehensive, full-body stretch.

Continue reading to learn step-by-step how to do the pose and find out all the benefits. 

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