Garudasana – The Eagle pose.

Garudasana: improves concentration and balance, loosens the joints of the shoulders, strengGarudasana.Eagle.posethens feet, legs and arms; is beneficial for the upper back.

Balance in this position is difficult – “I feel awkward, unsteady, tied in knots.”  And yet, when the posture is achieved, it is possible to concentrate with a single-pointedness that is like the clarity of the eagle’s vision. (Hatha Yoga – The Hidden Language,
Swami Sivananda Radha)