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Monday, June 21, 2010

Sukhasana - Easy Yoga Pose

Sukhasana, which is also known as Easy Yoga Pose is the easiest meditation pose. Sukhasana is often recommended for people that have difficulty crossing their legs, sitting for any period of time, or have some other physical disability that makes sitting cross legged uncomfortable. If you suffer from Fibromyalgia or arthritis and you have a lot of pain in your muscles and joints then the Sukhasana pose will be the best choice for you.

Procedure for Doing Sukhasana - Easy Yoga Pose
  1. Sit on your mat with your legs extended in front of you.
  2. Fold a blanket and position it under your sitting bones. Your hips will be higher than your knees.
  3. Cross your legs. Focus on bringing your knees as close to the floor as possible.
  4. Breathing deeply, bring your back into proper alignment. Imagine your spine as a straight line ending in the crown of your head. Spread your shoulders wide and breathe into your back.
  5. Hold the posture for 1 to 3 minutes.
Benefits of Doing Sukhasana - Easy Yoga Pose
  • It is the easiest yoga pose and can be practiced by one and all.
  • This asana can help you relax your mind and body.
  • This is the posture you should assume for sitting.
Precautions of Doing Sukhasana - Easy Yoga Pose

Avoid this pose if you have severe knee pain.

Sukhasana - Easy Yoga Pose Video