Half Boat Pose – Ardha Navasana
Ard-ha Na-vahs-ana

Ardha = Half
Nava = Boat
Asana = Posture

How to do

– Sit straight, bend your legs
– Press your hands against the floor behind your back and raise your half-bent legs with your shins parallel to the floor
– Balancing on your pelvic bones, straighten your arms in front of you at your shins’ level
-Try to keep your back straight

Benefits

– Builds abdominal, core and back strength
– Tones hips, thighs and buttocks

Contraindications

– Recent or chronic injury to abdomen, back or neck

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