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Paripurna Navasana with partner (Full Boat)

  • Stimulates the thyroid gland, increasing the body's metabolic rate.

  • Improves blood circulation in the abdomen.

  • Tones the abdominal muscles and organs.

  • Relieves indigestion and flatulence.

  • Tones the kidneys.

  • Reduces lower backache by strengthening the spinal muscles.

Halasana (Plough)

  • Stimulates the spinal nerves and brings an increased blood supply to the region, nourishing many of the essential internal organs.

  • The thyroid gland is massaged and brought to its proper level of activity.

  • Reduces fat in waistline and legs.

  • Massages the internal organs; indigestion and constipation are relieved.

Urdhva Ekapada Adhomukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)

  • Calms the brain and gently stimulates the nerves.

  • Slows down the heartbeat.

  • Reduces stiffness in the shoulder blades and arthritis in the shoulder joints

  • Strengthens the ankles and tones the legs.

  • Checks heavy menstrual flow.

Prasarita Padottanasana II (Wide-Legged Forward Bend)

  • Increases blood flow to the trunk and the head.

  • Hamstring and abductor muscles are fully developed.


  • Tones the abdominal organs.

  • The colon moves properly and toxins therein are eliminated.

  • Requires experience to balance with the legs well stretched.

  • The neck and arms will become more powerful.

Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend)

  • Rests and massages the heart.

  • Soothes the adrenal glands.

  • Tones the kidneys, bladder, and pancreas.

  • Activates a sluggish liver, and improves the digestive system

  • Helps to treat impotence.

  • Stimulates the ovaries, uterus, and the entire reproductive system.

Baddha Padmasana (Bound Lotus)

  • Calm the mind.

  • Unstiffs knees and ankles.

  • Expands the rib cage

  • Increases the range of shoulder movements.

Salamba Sirsasana (Supported Headstand)

  • Builds stamina.

  • Alleviates insomnia.

  • Reduces the occurrence of heart palpitations.

  • Helps to cure halitosis.

  • Strengthens the lungs.

  • Improves the function of the pituitary and pineal glands.

  • Increases the haemoglobin content in the blood.

  • Relieves the symptoms of colds, coughs, and tonsillitis.

  • Brings relief from digestive and eliminatory problems, when practiced in conjunction with Salamba Sarvangasana.

Ubhaya Padangusthasana (Both Big Toes)

  • Helps balance and poise.

  • The legs stretch fully which makes the thighs and calves shapely.

  • Tones the abdominal organs and keeps them free from sluggishness.

  • Tones the kidneys, rejuvenates the whole spine and improves the digestion.

  • Prevents hernia and relieves severe backaches.

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