Ardha Kurmasana -
Half tortoise pose


  1. A rejuvenation pose providing maximum relaxation
  2. Assists in relieving digestion problems and constipation
  3. Stretches lower part of the lungs, increases lung capacity
  4. Excellent for respiratory conditions
  5. Increases circulation to the brain
  6. Firms the abdomen and thighs
  7. Increases flexibility of hip joints
  8. Improves mobility of shoulder girdle and
    associated muscles (scapula, deltoids, triceps, latissimus dorsi)
  9. Relieves stress and migraines
  10. Helps with insomnia
  11. Increases flexibility in hips