Struggling with your liftoff in Bakasana? Kathryn Budig uses a blanket to unlock the secret source of strength (hint: core) you need to soar.
The secret weapon to stop struggling and effortlessly lift into Crow Pose is simpler than you may think: a basic yoga blanket. This blanket trick unlocks abdominal strength you might not even know you have—and is solid core work to practice regularly with or without the arm balance. Here, we’ll use it as a three-step prep to build core strength and fire up your abs. It just may fuel you for takeoff.