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Pigeon Pose: A Must To Avoid Tight Hips

Kapotasana or the Pigeon Pose is excellent hip opener for all those who spend long hours sitting or maintain wrong posture. Stress and tension can build up in the hips and create tightness. Practicing pigeon can make for supple, more flexible hips. Stretching out your hips can help prevent lower back pain, or knee or hamstring injuries.


If practiced consistently, pigeon pose can:


For Advanced:

If there is any knee pain at all, modify and do floor figure four. Start to reach the arms forward with palms on the floor and lower the torso. Lower down as far as you can without pain. The forearms is a good place to start.

Note: Always consult your physician and research a properly trained teacher before you start a yoga practice.

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