At times we refer to the basic pose, and number the Yoga crow pose variations’ instructions by just continuing the numbering of the basic pose. At other times we start Yoga crow pose over with new instructions, pictures, and numbers. The decision depends on just how different the variation is. At the end of each chapter is a table indicating which poses address which ranges of motion for that joint.
The tables are not uniform They are designed to help readers and therapists efficiently design programs that focus on one or several joints or problems. There is no table in the chapter on scoliosis, since all of the poses there are aimed at correcting spinal curves. Contraindications Contraindications, or reasons for not attempting a pose, are of two types. One type is absolute.