This is a slightly more difficult version of the knee to forehead version. Here the leg is tilted out in front. Obviously, it could be far better and lower. That causes quite a crush on the wrist. Had not tried this pose since I learnt it when assisting Prahlada. Janaki asked her to do this version and I was rather excited then. Since then, have tried it a few times only, simply because my ego does not like the fact this pose is so difficult to crack:)!!
Any case, when I go public on a pose I start on, then I am shamed into perfecting it:)
What this pose needs, I assume (since I still do not do it perfectly, it could be so that the leg is parallel to the ground and the tilt is sharper and neater:)
- Wrist strength.
- Ability to shift weight and maybe lighten the butt (the same issue that happens in a locust)
- Take the crush on the neck because the pressure at the upper squeezes out the breath, so it is rather difficult there, to hang on, and breathe.
Will keep u posted, as I advance. This is just the baby step...