Half Tortoise Pose
Half Tortoise Pose

Half Tortoise Pose

Ardha-Kurmasana

• Provides maximum relaxation
• Strengthens spine, abdomen & thigh muscles
• Increases blood circulation to the brain which enhances memory and mental clarity
• Provides relief for tense necks & shoulders
• Stretches lower part of the lungs, increases lung capacity
• Therapeutic for indigestion, flatulence, constipation & irritable bowel syndrome
• Increases flexibility of hip joints
• Improves mobility of shoulders and related muscles (scapula, deltoids, triceps, latissimus dorsi)
• Relieves stress and headaches
• Helps with insomnia