Crescent Pose-AshtaChandrasana

Benefits: Strengthens the quadriceps and gluteus muscles. stretches the psoas and hips.  Strengthens the arms and shoulders.. develops stamina and endurance in the thighs. improves your balance, concentration and core awareness.

In your crescent pose press into the edges of the jevin finding your energy flow through your arms, which we tend to forget about and strengthen them as the shoulders glide down the back.

You can really challenge yourself in this pose by adding some deep shoulder openers. Using one or two jevins hooked together, play with stabilizing, stretching and strengthening all parts of your shoulders.