Episode 126: Jason’s Best Bakasana Tips

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Jason Crandell in Crow pose against a green brick wall

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Most people consider arm balances and inversions challenging poses, but we think they’re worth the effort.

This week, I talk to Jason about his approach to teaching these popular poses, and how he breaks them down to make them more accessible for every student. We also share Jason’s newest mini-course (it’s free!), which goes deep into one of the most foundational arm balances, Bakasana (also known as Crane Pose or Crow Pose).

We talk about:

  • Why practice arm balances and inversions in the first place?
  • Crane Pose vs. Crow Pose – What’s the difference?
  • The two most important poses to practice if you want to learn Bakasana
  • The role and movement of the shoulder blades in straight-arm Bakasana and a pose to practice to begin to get the action down
  • Why Jason thinks core strength might not be THE most important thing to focus on when learning arm balances (even though he concedes that it is important)
  • BONUS: Learn about Andrea’s new therapeutic pumpkin carving practice.

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