Kukkuta means a cock, which Kukkutasana resembles.
- Sit in Padmasana.
- Insert the hands in the space between the thigh and calf near the knees. Start with the fingers and gradually push the hands down up to the elbows.
- Exhale, raise the body off the floor and balance on the palms keeping the thumbs together. Maintain the balance as long as you can with normal breathing.
- Rest on the floor, release the hands, change the crossing of the legs and repeat the pose.
Effects of Kukkutasana
Kukkutasana strengthens the wrists and abdominal walls.
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