Quantcast
CONTINUE READING

Yoga Pose of the Day – Navasana (Boat Pose)

Bookmark

by
1 Min Read

The name comes from the Sanskrit words nava meaning “boat” and asana (आसन) meaning “posture” or “seat”.[3][4] In its literal translation, “Boat Pose”, the body could be imagined to resemble a boat, entirely balanced on the buttocks.    Variations include Paripurna Navasana (Sanskrit: परिपूर्णनावासन; IAST: paripūrṇanāvāsana “Full Boat Pose”), Ardha Navāsana (Sanskrit: अर्धनावासन “Half Boat Pose”), and ekapadanavasana (“one legged boat pose”).

Navasana is a great pose for strengthening the abdominals, core, low back and pelvic muscles all at the same time. It also develops flexibility in the hamstrings and shoulders.

Featured Yogi: Nguyen Hoang

Send your Yoga pictures to [email protected] for a chance to get your Yoga pose featured on our website!

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

FURTHER READING
Post a Comment