Fish Pose stretches the front body, particularly in the chest, abdomen, hips, and intercostal muscles. It strengthens the upper back and neck, improving posture and spinal flexibility and helping to reduce pressure in the neck and shoulders.
This modification of the posture reduces anxiety and fatigue. Using a block under the mid-back provides support for the spine while the student is building core strength to transition into full Fish.
Supported Fish Pose Variation with Blocks: How to Do it Step-by-Step
Tip: Place another block under the head if you have any neck sensitivity.