The Balancing Stick Pose improves self-control, balance and the physical and mental condition. The Balancing Stick Pose also stimulates blood circulation and the cardiovascular system, strengthens the heart muscle and increases lung capacity. This pose helps clear out deposits in the arteries, making it excellent for preventing potential heart disease. In addition, it releases tension in the spine and helps to prevent varicose veins. It is one of the best exercises for improving poor posture.