Extended one-legged king pigeon pose is
considered a variation of one-legged king pigeon pose. In the latter
posture, the back leg bends so that the foot reaches toward the spine
or the head.
In addition to opening the hips and
improving flexibility, extended one-legged king pigeon offers the
- Improves energy flow and blood
- Improves focus and stills the
- Stimulates the reproductive,
nervous and endocrine systems
- Improves digestion
As a modification to ease pressure on the hips, place a booster
such as a folded blanket under the hip of the bent knee. For those
with limited flexibility, slide the foot of the bent knee away from
the hips. For a deeper stretch, move the foot of the bent knee closer
to the hips.