The balancing stick pose will give the circulatory system a good workout. It will tone and firm the hips, buttocks, legs and shoulders. The balancing stick pose improves balance, concentration and mental focus.
“All of yoga involves pushing," says Trina Altman, certified yoga teacher and creator of Yoga Deconstructed. "There’s no pulling. It’s bodyweight training, so you’re missing out on external resistance from a weight or a stretchy band.