Boat Pose (Paripurna Navasana) – Yoga for Strength and Toning

2018-01-07T20:50:12+00:00 By |

Having a good strong core is key, not only to looking great and to being fit, but it is also fundamental if you wish to excel in your yoga practice. A multitude of yoga moves, from beginner to advanced, rely on the strength of your core and the “Boat Pose” is a wonderful pose for laying a strong foundation within your core and preparing it for more.  Let’s take a look at the many benefits of the “Boat Pose” (Paripuna Navasana):


  1. Tones and strengthens your abdomen
  2. Assists in relieving stress
  3. Improves your confidence
  4. Stimulates your kidneys, prostate gland, thyroid, and intestines
  5. Stretches hamstrings
  6. Strengthens your spine and hip flexors
  7. Improves digestion
  8. Maintains the metabolism


Give it a try and enjoy the benefits!


Be ALRIGHT!  Love and light,





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Tracey Edmonds is a mother of two, television/film producer, and health/wellness advocate who seeks to empower others with a combination of pertinent, enlightening, and inspirational information. She practices yoga, daily meditation and believes in self-cultivating wellness at every level: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Tracey is the editor of and can be contacted at [email protected]

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