A Dancer’s Pose Guide offers helpful tips on making this pinnacle pose more accessible.
Dancer’s Pose Guide is a one-legged balancing pose with a back bend. You’ll probably recognize this pose from the cover of yoga magazines or advertisements. But, Dancer’s Pose can be harder to access for a number of reasons. Body proportions play a big role in your ability to grab a hold of your foot in this pose. Also, balancing on one leg can be challenging on your ankles, knees, and feet.
Dancer’s Pose may look intimidating, but balancing poses are more about focus then ability. Finding a focal point to concentrate on will help you maintain stability. In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to make Dancer’s Pose more accessible. Before you begin, take some time to warm up your quads and open your hips. Then, grab a yoga strap and set up close to a wall.