Tiger Yoga Pose

Tiger Yoga Pose


A yoga pose that involves balancing on one leg while the other leg is lifted and extended behind the body, with the arms reaching forward. It is said to improve balance, strength, and focus.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Tiger Yoga Pose Instructions

  1. Start in a tabletop position with your hands and knees on the ground.
  2. Bring your right knee forward and place it between your hands.
  3. Extend your left leg behind you, keeping your toes tucked under.
  4. Press your hips forward and down, feeling a stretch in your left hip flexor.
  5. Place your hands on your right knee and lift your chest up, lengthening your spine.
  6. Hold for 5-10 breaths, then release and switch sides.

Tiger Yoga Pose Form & Visual

Tiger Yoga Pose

Tiger Yoga Pose Benefits

  • Improves balance and stability
  • Stretches the hips, thighs, and groin
  • Strengthens the core, arms, and legs
  • Increases flexibility in the spine
  • Relieves stress and tension in the body
  • Improves focus and concentration
  • Stimulates digestion and metabolism
  • Enhances overall body awareness

Tiger Yoga Pose Muscles Worked

  • Abdominal muscles
  • Back muscles
  • Hip flexors
  • Quadriceps
  • Shoulder muscles
  • Triceps

Tiger Yoga Pose Variations & Alternatives

  • Modified Tiger Pose
  • Twisted Tiger Pose
  • Low Lunge Tiger Pose
  • Side Plank Tiger Pose
  • Reverse Tiger Pose