Sage Koundinya II Pose, The Hurdler Pose or Eka Pada Koundinyasana II is an advanced arm balance. Your torso is raised parallel to the ground on your hands with bent elbows. Your lower body is twisted with one leg extended to the side and the other straight behind you. You will build strength in your arms and core. This pose can teach you lessons in awareness and balance you will be able to use in even more advanced poses.
Benefits and Contraindications
Intensely tones the belly, all the core muscles and the entire back
Builds up the muscles of the arms, wrists and thighs
Injuries in the wrists, arms or shoulders
Chronic lower back problems
Photo poses in different angles
Modifications, Props & Tips
Place a pillow under your head to alleviate the fear of falling forward.
Tuck your right arm underneath your hip for extra support.
- Sage Koundinya I Pose
- flying Crow Pose