How to Eka Pada Koundinyasana 1 (10 min)

Find balance in flying splits

In this short video, Starbird breaks down the intense arm balance Eka Pada Koundinyasana I, aka the Flying Splits. It takes warm and well-loved hamstrings to catch flight so please warm up beforehand with Sun Salutations and forward folds. Then join Starbird for a step by step tutorial. Always remember, practice makes progress. Enter with an open mind and simply do what you can, without stressing about what you currently can't do. Post your progress on IG, tagging @yogagreenbook and Starbird @daughteroftheuniverse!

This is a Level 3 class.


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Starbird  (Raleigh, NC)
Starbird (Raleigh, NC)

Starbird discovered yoga while in the midst of recovering from alcohol addiction. She is endlessly inspired by the natural flow of the universe, as well as helping others connect with themselves. Her classes are a mix of spirituality, strength building, and keepin it real.

She also uses her Instagram to inspire others through asana, and it has been featured in Harper's Bazaar, Elle, MindBodyGreen, and The Huffington Post. She is eternally grateful for the peace and clarity she has found through yoga, and looks forward to sharing her passion with as many awesome people as possible.