frog pigeon pose prepares the yogi physically and mentally for more
challenging postures in the pigeon and king pigeon series of poses,
as well as Vamadevasana (pose dedicated to Sage Vamadeva).
addition to being a strong hip opener, half frog pigeon pose offers the following benefits:
focus and concentration
the abdominal organs
the muscles of the groin, abs and knees, in addition to the quads
For a less
challenging version of this pose and to take pressure off the knee
joint, place the free hand on the ground rather than extending it out
or raising it to the sky.