Pose of the Week: Bird of Paradise

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I’ve been trying to incorporate this pose into my practice because it looks cool and has a cool name. It’s also a great way to strengthen my legs while working on my balance. Here’s a little flow showing one of my favorite ways to get into the pose:

For more on bird of paradise see these articles:

Yoga Journal

Gaiam TV

And here is what I think of when I hear bird of paradise:

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How do you get into bird of paradise?