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.