BOAT

Benefits

  • Strengthens the abs, hip flexors, lower back, upper back, arms, shoulders and neck.

Skill Level

  • Intermediate

Category

  • Core Strength

Yoga 15 Series

    Instructions

    • Sit with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor.
    • Hold onto the backs of your thighs and lean back slightly. Lift your chest, pick up your feet and balance on your sitting bones.
    • Bring your toes up to eye-line and hold the pose. Try not to let your back round by keeping your chest lifted. 
    • If you have your balance, you can let go of the backs of your legs and turn your palms up to the sky.
    • Hold the pose for 5-10 breaths, in and out through your nose.

    Contraindications

    • Avoid this pose if you have a neck or lower back injury.