It may be the counterpose to the shoulder stand but the fish yoga pose has an amazing array of benefits in its own right. One of those benefits is that it works directly on the parathyroid glands. These are a vital part of the endocrine system and regulate calcium and its absorption into the body.
Benefits of the Fish Yoga Pose
Although the pose may place a strain on the neck and shoulders initially, the pose will improve and alleviate any stiffness in the neck. It increases blood circulation in the lumbar, thoracic, and cervical regions and helps corrects any rounded shoulders. Lung health and lung capacity improves and it can even help those who suffer with asthma. In addition, it stimulates the pineal and pituitary gland and energizes the parathyroid glands. The fish yoga pose helps to improve and regulate mood too, reducing the impact of stress.