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Effect of poses as given by BKS Iyengar
- Increases metabolic rate.
- Tones abdominal organs and muscles.
- Relieves indigestion and flatulence.
- Tones kidneys.
- Reduces lower back pain.
References: Light on Yoga / YOGA, The Path to Holistic Health / Yoga for Sports, all by BKS Iyengar.
Yoga The Iyengar Way by Silva, Mira & Shyam Mehta