Kukkuta means a cock, which Kukkutasana resembles.

Kukkutasana

Technique

  1. Sit in Padmasana.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

This article is presented to you by Abhyasa Yoga, Hyderabad. At Abhyasa you can learn and practice Hatha Yoga, Power Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Asana, Pranayama and Meditation. Interested students may apply for Yoga Teacher Training Course at our Yoga Institute. Contact +91 9292403492, +91 40 64641292 for yoga classes and more details.