Poses: 3/52

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There are bajllion variations on pigeon pose. Full pigeon, one-legged pigeon, dead pigeon, active pigeon, king pigeon, etc.

Today it’s Eka Pada Rajakapotasana…one-legged pigeon both dead and active. This pose is ridiculously difficult for me, thus I should be doing it every day. I try to hold a relaxed, passive version of pigeon pose for 3-5 minutes per side every night before bed.

However, this pose is tricky. It involves a strong external rotation in the hip joint, which has the potential to bring discomfort into the knee joint
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I am always trying to learn more about the tightest part of my body:
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This is a good video on how to do this pose from Livestrong:

And there you have it..pigeon. Ugh.

“I avoid this pose…therefore, I know I need it more than any other.”

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