Firefly B


Kiana Ng Yoga

Tittibhasana B

This pose is a deep fold and really works on the opening in your hamstrings, inner thighs, and hips! Great prep. pose for Tittibhasana A.

Alignment Principles

  • Start in Wide Legged Forward Fold with a slightly narrower stance.
  • Exhale to fold forwards between the legs.
  • Hook your hands (the webbing between index and thumb) on the backs of your heels.
  • Take a slight bend in the knees.
  • Using the grip on your heels, start to wiggle your shoulders behind the knees.
  • Inhale to lift the arms to attempt to form a bind on your lower back.
  • Exhale to begin to straighten the legs while keeping the shoulders behind the knees.
  • Gaze is upwards towards belly.

Prep. Poses:

  • Prasarita Padottanasana I (Wide Legged Forward Fold 1)
  • Upavistha Konasana (Seated Wide Legged Forward Fold)
  • Baddha Uthan Pristhasana (Bound Lizard Pose)
  • Baddha Trikonasana (Bound Triangle Pose)
  • Malasana (Garland Pose)


  • Use a strap to bridge the gap between hands for working the bind.
  • Tittibhasana A (Firefly Pose)

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