Pigeon stretch exercise or pigeon pose is one of the best stretching yoga poses that assists you in stretching you hips and back muscles. Pigeon pose helps in keeping flexibility and mobility of your muscles all over the body. It is a fantastic pose to engage multiple major muscles group simultaneously and helps you get maximum benefits in minimal time. Pigeon stretch exercise specifically works on lower body muscles, hips and gluteus muscles. It is important to keep your spine straight and breathe properly throughout the workout. There are many variations of pigeon pose and you should choose any as per your fitness level and one that is comfortable for you
Starting out on all fours, cross your left leg in front your body, so that you are almost resting on your left hip. Extend your right leg directly behind you. Lower your upper body over your left leg, placing your forearms on the ground in front of you. Hold for 30 seconds, then switch sides.