YOGA POSE BENEFITS
This pose stretches and balances the knees. This is beneficial to maintain knee flexibility and balance it.
Vastus lateralis (Knee extension)
Vastus medialis (Knee extension)
Vastus intermedius (Knee extension)
Iliacus (Hip Flexion)
Psoas major (Hip Flexion)
Sartorius (Hip Flexion) (Hip abduction)
People with a limited range of motion in the knee should avoid this pose and choose stretches that do not bare the bodies weight over the joint.
Previous knee injuries can be aggravated so enter with caution.