Squat Pose – Malasana
Benefits: The effect of a squat for body and mind is both grounding and quieting. Reduce stress and anxiety, fatigue and depression.
Squatting is one of the most effective ways to tone the entire lower body. Keeps your hip joints healthy and increases flexibility and improves balance.
This pose also increases the blood circulation in the pelvic region, which may improve sexual functioning, bladder control, instigates metabolism and digestive health.
It may prepare the body of pregnant woman for birth and it is a great pose for women when they are on their period.