Other Names

Reverse boat Posture, facing down Boat Pose, Reverse Nauka Asan


Prishth-Naukasana is a reverse boat pose. This asana is equal as Navasana.

How to reach the stretch

  • Lie in Advasana (reverse corpse posture) on your stomach.
  • Then stretch your arms and legs upwards together.
  • Your arms and legs should go parallel.
  • Stay in the posture as long you feel comfortable.

How to release the stretch


  • This pose tonifies the kidneys and stimulates the reproductive and digestive systems.
  • It also stretches the muscles of arms, legs and the abdomen and strengthens them.


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