Yoga offers numerous benefits for your mental health and physical wellbeing. It increases muscle strength, improves energy, vitality and protects you from injury. Yoga poses such as Crow Pose, also known in Sakskrit as Kakasana, tone your core and strengthen your upper back, arms and wrists. While it may look effortless, Crow Pose is rather difficult and requires strength, balance and mental focus. Work up to this pose by incorporating preparatory asanas into your daily practice.
Next, we’ll highlight some of the top poses to best prep you for mastering Crow Pose, including video tutorials that you can follow along with. Try all five poses before attempting Crow.