Paripurna Navasana (Complete Boat Pose) – 6 Benefits

What is Paripurna Navasana (Complete Boat Pose)

  • In this asana, the body takes the shape of a boat.
  • The word paripurna means “complete” or “full” in Sanskrit, while nava means “boat.”
  • The use of props in this asana allows the pose to be held without straining your stomach and back muscles.
  • regular practice of this asana tones the muscles and abdominal organs.

Benefits of Paripurna Navasana

  1. Increases the body’s metabolic rate
  2. Improves blood circulation in the abdomen
  3. tones the abdominal muscles and organs
  4. Relieves indigestion and flatulence
  5. tones the kidneys
  6. Reduces lower backaches by strengthening the spinal muscles

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Heart Diseases
  • Low blood pressure
  • Breathlessness
  • asthma
  • bronchitis
  • cold and congestion
  • migraine
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Insomnia
  • cervical spondylosis
  • Severe backaches
  • diarrhea
  • Menstrual disorders
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