DAY PART (See previous post for an easier version of parsvakonasana) Typically the only students who show up to yoga classes wearing socks are brand new beginners. However I recommend this variation of parsvakonasna with socks instead of on a.
Part of the DETAIL + DEPTH series. Next in the sequence toward Revolved Bird of Paradise pose is a variation of Uttitha Padangusthasana at the wall. This pose is more difficult than it appears, and prepares the body for the balancing and hamstring.
Parsvottanasana is a difficult pose in it's own right, and can become a serious balancing pose when the hands are off the floor and behind the back in paschima namaskarasana (reverse prayer). For this variation, belt the front thigh against the back foot