Flapping fish pose is a gently relaxing and soothing posture for the body and mind. It provides a gentle, asymmetrical supported stretch for the muscles.
Additional benefits of flapping fish pose include:
- Reduces insomnia
- Stimulates the abdominal region and peristalsis
- Relieves constipation and digestive issues
- Stretches the side of the waist, which is believed to reduce fat
- Relaxes the lower back
- Eases sciatica and restless leg syndrome
This posture may be appropriate during pregnancy to ease restlessness or discomfort.