Pigeon Pose or Kapotasana is an intersting pose with numerous variations.Sometimes you may see this pose referred to as King Pigeon.
This version of the pose opens the chest and also provides a deep backbend. The pose is an “asana” and the word “kapota” means pigeon. Most students find that it takes time and practice to reach the deepest version of the posture.
The pose offers numerous benefits including opening the chest, strengthening the back, and increasing flexibility in the hips.
Tip: Be cautious with this pose if you have high or low blood pressure.
Pigeon Pose offers a variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. Enjoy the pose!
Pigeon Pose Benefits:
Opens The Heart and Chest
Helps With Hip Flexibility
Build Strength In The Back
Good For Organs Of The Abdomen
Developing Good Posture
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The above Pigeon Pose is displayed by Yoga|Merge Instructor Paige Rene. You can catch Paige’s Classes on Yoga|Merge – Let’s Make Some Yoga