Supine spinal twist can easily be performed by beginners and is highly recommended for those with back conditions. Some of the health benefits of the pose include:
- Stretches the spine and back
- Promotes flexibility of the shoulders, back and spine
- Stimulates function of the abdominal organs
- Treats migraines
- Oxygenates the blood
- Relieves stress and promotes calm
Those with severe hip conditions should avoid practicing this pose as well as those with chronic back conditions, unless under able supervision.