Words and photos by Lynette Chiang
Even flying crows need to learn to fly. YoGanesh teacher Donnalynn Civello shows you how.
Nobody learns to fly overnight. Take baby steps. The work in Eka Pada Galavasana (Flying Crow) is in the forearms/elbows – they become the “chaturanga shelf” or the perfectly 90-degree bent arms that you (lightly!) rest your knees on.
This pose can be done in the following steps:
An advanced progression from here is to lift both legs up into handstand, pause and lightly drop them into chaturanaga dandasana. But not so fast! Life is about baby steps. Always learn to walk before you fly.
Ayurvedic Nutritionist & Holistic Health Coach, Donnalynn Civello CHHC, ADDP teaches Tuesdays and Thursdays 7.30pm at YoGanesh