Ayurveda Pitta Pacifying Yoga: Boat Prep | Banyan Botanicals

Half Boat (Ardha Navasana)

A Pitta Pacifying Yoga Pose

Boat PrepBoat Prep 2

Sitting upright with a long spine and open heart, bend the knees and bring the hands behind the thighs. Roll the shoulders back, tuck the chin in towards the chest and keep the spine erect. With a deep breath in, lift the feet off the ground. As you breathe here, keep the spine long and draw the shoulder blades together.

Pitta Focus:

Keep the chin slightly tucked towards the chest. Release the pose when your body is ready.


Strengthens agni, the abdominal and back muscles.