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A Yoga Pose for Digestion?

Yoga can help tone and strengthen all parts of the body, including internal organs. The Full Boat Pose is an abdominal and deep hip flexor and strengthener, requiring you to balance on the tripod formed by your sitting bones and tailbone.

The benefits of the Full Boat include:

  • Strengthened abdomen, hip flexors, and spine
  • Stimulation of the kidneys, intestines and thyroid and prostate glands
  • Stress relief
  • Improved digestion

There are variations of this pose, including one you can perform while sitting at your desk! Learn more about this pose, including what it looks like, how to properly execute it, and who this pose may not be right for. See the Full Boat Pose.

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Reader Comments (4)

Yes yoga can help a person to be fit and healthy. Being an Indian I understand better and also interested in yoga.

April 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHealth Blog

I just had to post a comment to you after looking at your beautiful pics of you with your gorgoeus 4-legged companions. YOU ROCK!!!! I have so much respect for your knowledge and sincere heart in all you have done in the alternative field but the dogs were icing on the cake!!!!! LOL!!!! Thank you so very much for sharing - they are true beauties!!!

April 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle Chandler

Yoga is great because it's low impact and the stretching does wonders for the body. You'll feel invigorated after the first time. But be prepared to be sore for a while!

April 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDial Doctors

Nothing I've found better than doing Uddiyana Bandha's ... not while you're sick of course, but when you're healthy to keep yourself feeling that way

April 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKashif
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