Stork Pose

November 25, 2013 by Luana Mercy

Focus: Nose

Cautions: None

Benefits:
Strengthens the ankles and legs
Strengthens the shoulder muscles, quadriceps and hip flexors
Improves balance and posture

Instruction:

  • Standing in Mountain pose, inhale and reach your arms out in front, parallel to the ground with palms facing eachother
  • Raise one knee until your thigh is parallel to the ground.
  • Your leg should make a ninety degree angle
  • Relax your shoulders and focus on maintaining balance.
  • Keep back straight

Beginners: Perform the post near a wall.

Advanced: Practice on an unstable surface or raise up on to the top of tip of the toes on the supporting leg.

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