Jonathan H encouraged this.
Garudasana will improve balance, strengthen the legs, knees and ankles. It stretches and tones leg muscles and can relieve cramp. It also makes you look like you're desperate for a pee...who said yoga wasn't fun?
Hold for as long as is comfortable, 20-30 seconds for early attempts, then increase it. Repeat 2/3 times on each leg and smile.
Eagle Pose Challenge rules
- If you have trouble balancing rest against a wall.
- Not all types of physical activity are suitable for everyone. Users take Challenges and training advice at their own personal risk.
“Peak experience with this asana...doing this on the sundeck while bald eagles perched in a nearby Douglas Fir tree (if only they didn't whinny like cartoon horses...)”
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Autumn T Just finished with my left leg over. At first it was very difficult to keep balance, but as I moved on to the second and third set, it slowly got a tad easier. Don't give up! I'm not all that flexible, my
Jassy C Such a good pose...i like to pull stretch my hands up past my forehead- so i get an awesome upper back stretch too! ;)
Danyka P encouraged this.
Trinia D Wow I definitely will be working on this for awhile, my flexibility and balance need some work
Copacel A almost 1 minute plank, 25 squats and a 30s tree pose but with the hands in prayer position :P at least I'm trying
Jassy C encouraged this.
Why not ask for some advice from other Challenge takers, or read some of the Challenge guides first?OK, I'll keep working at it!