Sukhasna -Comfortable Pose

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"Sukh" means 'pleasant' or 'comfortable' in Sanskrit. This is a cross-legged posture where you are totally at ease.

Sukhasna
 

 

Sequence:

  1. Sit down on the floor.
  2. Stretch the legs in front.
  3. Keep your head, neck and spine erec.
  4. Fold the left leg at the knee and bring it closer to the body.
  5. Lift your right knee and slide your left foot under the right thigh. The sole of the left foot should be turned up.
  6. Similarly, fold the right leg and put your right foot under the left calf.
  7. The sole should be tilted up and the foot should support the left shin.
  8. Place your hands gently on the corresponding knees.
  9. Keeping the head, neck and spine erect, maintain this posture for as long as you are comfortable.
  10. Stretch out the legs in front in reverse order.
  11. Repeat by interchanging the position of the legs.
 

 

Benefits:

  • 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.
 
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