ONE LEG BOAT POSE
One leg supported boat pose is an easier variation of full boat pose (paripurna navasana), which is practiced with both legs upraised and both arms extended. In addition to strengthening the abdominal muscles, most variations of boat pose, including the one leg supported version, strengthen the lower back and stretch the hamstrings.
Improves digestion by stimulating the abdominal organs
Opens the hips
Builds confidence and focus
Calms the mind
Yogis who suffer from low blood pressure or headaches should skip this pose. Those with neck injuries should practice with the back against a wall for added support and to take strain off the neck.