Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Krounchasana(heron pose)

  • This is the heron pose.
  • Start in dandasana, sitting with your legs stretched out in front of you.
  • Sit in half Virasana, with your right knee bent and placed on the floor, your foot by your buttocks, toes pointing backwards.
  • The inner right calf should touch the back of the right thigh.
  • As you exhale, bend the left knee and grasp the left foot with both hands.
  • Raise the left leg until it is pointing to the sky with the knee straight.
  • Make sure your spine is straight.
  • Try and press your nose or chin to your knee.
  • Stay here, breathing easily for thirty seconds. Then come out of the pose and relax.


  • Who having knee problem should avoid this pose.


  • Abdominal organs all get rejuvenated.

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