Monday, August 6, 2007

Bakasana


Bakasana (Crow Pose)
Originally uploaded by Marilyn P. Sushi
Does this Crow make my butt look big? It's funny when you look at yourself doing a pose, you look for what's wrong with it. Right now I'm thinking my butt is too high and my chest isn't forward enough.

Plus my legs are crazy pale!

10 comments:

Lori said...

That's awesome! Crow isn't easy, so I say celebrate the fact that you're up and flying.

rand(om) bites said...

I am just so impressed with how strong you must be. My upper body strength needs a lot of work before I can start doing these like this. I can get one leg up at a time and that is challenging for me. Have you always been able to do this pose?

Cupcakes & Yoga said...

Mary,
HELL NO! I spent maybe 3 years working on this pose and I have fallen on my face many, many times. I'm still working on it. I can't hold it very long and it takes a couple of attempts before I actually get up there.

Corilee said...

Hey! Some of those comments sound a little judgemental there girl! I think you and your Crane are beautiful and brave :-)

Total Health Yoga - Kris said...

How funny!! I just posted Bakasana, as well, and one of my sons said that my face looks like I've gone crazy! Also, I think you're right. Pantanjali definitely states the Sutras that legs must be tan for Bakasana ;-)

Linda (Sama) said...

hey, I can't even do it -- I swear my upper arms are too short so my knees keep sliding down or something!

but I do a FABULOUS titibasana (firefly?) -- I even crossed my ankles in it once.....and I'm an old broad!

tarametblog said...

luckily i've never had the pleasure of watching myself do yoga, i'm probably better off.

Regina Clare Jane said...

Wow- look at you! You go, girlfriend! I think you look awesome!
I am so impressed!
xo

rand(om) bites said...

3 years hey, that's gives me some kind of comfort LOL. It's taken me 2 years just to go from Downward Facing Dog to Lunge! Not kidding. I just couldn't get my leg up there. I am scared of inversions for that very reason of falling on my face. My fear definitely holds me back. You're such an inspiration to me :-) There are so many "teacher" blogs I've come across but I prefer to read about people's own practice. Thanks for sharing.

Asana Bear said...

Hey, it rocks. I can't get into Crow for the life of me!