Here are some more of my Go-to Moves. These will help you prepare and warm up for Eka Pada Koundinyasana I, the pose dedicated to the sage Koundinya. It's a really like a side crow with split, straightened legs. Let's take a look at the poses. A summary video is at the end.
A dedicated yogi friend recently asked me why it is much harder to get into a traditional Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (Single Leg King Pigeon) than into Mermaid Pose? Let's take a quick look at the anatomy to compare!
What's CYF?!? CYF stands for Chow Yun Fat, a Hong Kong action-movie star famous for flying sideways with two guns a-blazin'. I know that's not very yogic... but he is the inspiration for this pose. This variation will challenge your balance, rotary core stability, and hip mobility and hip stability all at the same time. Give it a shot today (pun intended)!
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