I was happy to share this with someone who appreciated it as much as I did.Shoulder Pressing Pose Yoga Finally, we had something to share together again. Bakasana crane or crow pose Baka means crane. Like kukkutasana, the hands and arms support the weight of the body in this posture. Bakasana is said to resemble a crane wading in water.Shoulder Pressing Pose Yoga Throughout history, the crane has symbolized a herald of death and war as well as, in Christianity, a symbol for vigilance and goodness. In Eastern symbolism, the crane is often said to represent long life. The crane posture is good for strengthening the arms and wrists, as well as stretching the back, strengthening the abdominal organs, and opening the groin.