Firefly Pose – Yoga for Martial Arts Flexibility
This page provides details for the Firefly Pose. This advanced Yoga exercise is used by martial arts students in order to stretch their groin, hip flexors, etc. The Firefly Pose is also an excellent strength training exercise for increasing a martial artist’s upper body and core strength.
The flexibility and balance required for this challenging Yoga pose will also impress your fellow martial arts students! The Crow Pose is often an intermediate stage before moving to the more advanced Firefly Pose.
All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. For additional martial arts stretches targeting other areas of the body, please visit the main Martial Arts Stretches or Yoga for Martial Arts sections.
Instructional Video for Yoga’s Firefly Pose