Although variations of half pyramid pose are considered less challenging than pyramid pose, it still provides a powerful stretch for the body and a wide range of health benefits, including:
- Improves digestion
- Stretches the legs
- Lengthens the back of the body
- Calms the mind
- Strengthens the nervous system
Yoga props that may be used in this asana include a folded blanket under the knees and a yoga block under the hands.
This asana can be combined in a vinyasa sequence with low lunge, low warrior one and half prayer twist.