— Expands your chest and shoulders.
— Increases neck mobility.
— Stretches your spinal muscles and increases spinal range of motion.
— Strengthens and tones muscles of your tighs.
— Stretches your calf muscles, hamstrings, and hip musculature.
— Can relieve upper back tension.
— Increases proprioception (or the sense of position in space) of your feet and ankles.
— Traditionally thought to stimulate abdominal organs.