EY Asana II Analytics, Tree Pose/Vrksasana
Analytics: Eagle Pose/Garudasana
Benefits: Balance & Concentration
-Hip stretch and opener
- Open's back of lungs
-Injury or recent surgery in knees, elbows, ankle or wrist
-Arthritis in hips or knees
-If you cannot wrap the foot behind the calf allow it to hang
-If shoulder's are tight, rather than wrapping arms, bring
forarms and hands into prayer position.
Foundation: One leg on Earth
-Free leg wrapped around standing leg
-If possible wrap foot behind calve
-Align elbows and knees
-Squeeze inner thighs
#1 Bring your body weight and energy into the right standing leg, press into toes
#2 Lift your left leg over the right thigh, above the knee, if possible wrap the foot behind the right calf
#3 Bend the knees and lower the hips to your comfort level, squeeze inner thighs together
#4 Bring left arm under right wrapping arms until palms touch, bring elbows down.
#5 Bring elbows and knees into alignment
#6 Engage bandhas and breath, gaze upon a dristi (point that isn't moving for balance)
#7 Repeat on the other side
Release the leg and the arms and come back to mountain pose.