15 Feb Benefits of the Pigeon Pose
Everyone can benefit from the hip opener known as pigeon pose, or Eka Pada Rajakapotasana. Stress and tension can build up in the hips and create tightness. Practicing pigeon can make for supple, more flexible hips. Sometimes this pose will take your breath away with its depth, but stick with it and you’ll notice the immediate improvement.
Benefits of the pigeon pose:
- Stimulate the internal organs
- Stretch deep glutes
- Stretch groins and psoas (a long muscle on the side of your vertebral column and pelvis)
- Relieve impinged piriformis and alleviate sciatic pain
- Help with urinary disorders