The Benefits Of Balasana (Child Pose) It helps release tension in the chest, back, and shoulders. ... If this asana is done with support on the head and the torso, it relieves pain in the lower back and neck.
“Child is a resting pose that can be used at any time, and is especially enjoyable after an challenging pose.
This pose is also known as: Garbhasana / Embryo or Shashankasana / Hare pose.”
Steps to Perform :
Helps relieve fatigue. As this is a resting pose, it helps relax the body. The regulated breathing helps restore you to a state of calmness.
For the reasons mentioned above, this is also a great pose to ease anxiety and stress. Being curled up, makes one aware of the breathing pattern. Focussing on the breathing helps relax the mind.
The pose helps lengthen and stretch out the spine.
It also gently stretches the ankles, hips and shoulders.
Stimulates digestionand elimination.
By stretching the spine, it also helps ease neck and back pain.