Saturday, November 6, 2010

You Can Do It: Dragonfly Pose

My friend and student Fran asked me how to do dragonfly pose. Check out the video:

It's essentially a twist and an arm balance combined, and it uses more belly and leg strength than arm strength. It's really just a matter of leveraging these strengths. So, if you can do utkatasana (fierce pose), a spinal twist, and bakasana (crow pose), then you can do this. It's just a different way of using the strengths of these postures!

So, can you do it? Do you have a different way of getting into this pose? Do you have a pose that you just can't figure out?

Get some tea, let's discuss!


  1. Great video! I've never tried Dragonfly pose that way, I will have to give it a go. I learned it from would I show it? Perhaps I could make a clip and post the link here?

    BTW- it is so good to see and hear you in action again, it's been too long!

  2. you can or i can. :) we'll race. she who gets the video up first is more famous. LOL

  3. lol, love this idea. I will try to do it when I get home today! Stay tuned....

  4. OK- that was fun! Next time I must remove my glasses~ for when I fall on my face or perhaps next time I wont fall.
    Good to see you old friend.

  5. So glad you had fun with it. I usually spin out of it when i do it!

    Diane, where is the video? :) i want it. :)