Want to learn how to get into crow pose (the gateway to all the arm balances and inversions), but feeling like it’s out of reach? Follow Angela Kukhahn on a journey that takes you from where you are to lift-off in six sessions. Expect a lot of deep core strengthening, love for your wrists, and laughter along the way.
Tadasana to find balance, wrist stretching and strengthening, holding the block for shoulder strength. Tabletop to open the shoulders. Cat/cow. Spinal balancing and strength. Shoulder stretching and child's pose variation. The journey begins, yogis!
Wrist stretching and strengthening, along with holding the block for shoulder strengthening and shoulder opening. Tabletop. Chaturanga tutorial with a strap. Chaturanga on a block. Cat/cow. Turbo plank work. Cr-cr-crow is coming!
Today we get a little closer to Crow pose! Some of the stuff we cover today: wrist stretching and strengthening, blanket abs, low back stretching to create the shape of crow, cat/cow, turbo puppy, crow taps using two blocks and a blanket. Enjoy!
You are over half-way to your goal of Crow pose, way to go! Today we warm up with wrist stretching and strengthening, cat/cow with a brief explanation of the serratus anterior muscle. Turbo plank for upper back strengthening. Next we do even more core-strengthening with sun salutes and blanket abs. Malasana to prepare the hips, then some crow practice with a crash pad and blocks! Enjoy!
You are almost to the finish line, keep the faith! In this video we build on the strength and body awareness that you've built so far! For our warm-up we do some wrist strengthening, crow pose on the back, and a garland pose variation. Next we talk about the nuts and bolts of alignment in the actual pose! We then practice some crow push-ups to overcome our fear of the floor. Good luck!
The final installment for Crow pose, Yay! We begin with wrist stretching and strengthening. Some of the stuff we cover in this video are: turbo puppy to work our shoulders and core in external rotation. Turbo plank for further core, arm and back work. Seated ab work that mimics the shape of crow pose. Garland pose on the block, modifications for crow and finally crow pose!!! Enjoy!