Ardha Kapotasana

Half Pigeon Pose is a fun and challenging stretching yoga pose that kids of all ages benefit from. For animal-themed yoga poses, children will have a great time turning their back leg into a tail!

Use Half Pigeon Pose to strengthen the upper body, and strengthen arms and legs. Find this pose in The Gruffalo’s Child and How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

Step 1
Begin in Downward Facing Dog.

Step 2
Step one foot forward, into a low lunge, setting your foot closer to your opposite hand.

Step 3
Allow your back knee to lower to your mat, as you tip your front knee to open your front hip.

Step 4
Keep your hands on the floor, and sit up tall – be sure to keep your hips facing forward.

Step 5
Hold this pose for a couple of breaths.

Step 6
Step your front leg back, and press into Downward Facing Dog.

Step 7
Repeat on your opposite side.


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