Double Pigeon Pose
What is Double Pigeon Pose?
Double pigeon pose, or agnistambhasana in Sanskrit, is a challenging hip opener. It's also referred to as fire log pose. While seated, the legs are folded into a triangle shape so that one ankle stacks on top of the knee and the other ankle rests under the knee.
- Start by sitting cross-legged.
- Exhale and place one ankle on top of the opposite knee.
- Inhale and align the other ankle underneath the opposite knee.
- Breathe while holding the pose.
- Avoid if there is not sufficient hip flexibility yet
Benefits of Double Pigeon Pose
- Opens the hips
- Stretches the groins and legs
- Reduces tension and anxiety
Double Pigeon Pose Details
- Sanskrit Name
- Pose Level
- Yoga Type
- Nasagre (Tip of the nose)