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This arm-balancing pose is both challenging and fun. If you're having a hard time, here are some tips for mastering Crow.

  • Begin in a Wide Squat. Place your palms firmly on the ground in front of you.
  • Straighten your legs slightly, and place your knees as high up onto your triceps as possible, toward your armpits.
  • Shift your weight forward into your hands, and lean the weight of your knees into the backs of your arms. Lift one foot off the ground and then the other. If you can bring your toes together, you'll feel more compact, and it'll be easier to balance. Squeeze your knees together slightly, and pull your belly button in toward your spine to give you a sense of lightness.
  • Hold here for five breaths.

Source: Louisa Larson Photography