Bakāsana, often used interchangeably with Kakasana is an asana. In all variations, Crane/Crow is an arm balancing asana in which hands are planted on the floor, shins rest upon upper arms, and feet lift up.
Stretches: Upper back
Preparatory poses: Adho mukha śvānāsana, Baddha Koṇāsana, Bālāsana, Virasana, Phalakasana
Follow-up poses: Adho mukha śvānāsana, Chaturanga Dandasana, Phalakasana
Pose type: Arm balance, Core