Style: Seated

Asana, Belly Revolving (Jathara Parivartanasana), Gentle Yoga, Pose Breakdown, Restorative, Seated
5 Minutes Level I
Belly Revolving Pose
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Jathara Parivartanasana: This pose massages and stimulates the abdominal organs while developing strength in the core muscles, facilitating increased movement in the spine.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Seated, Seated Wide Angle (Upavishta Konasana)
5 Minutes Level I
Seated Wide Angle Forward Fold
Lauren McLaren | September 25, 2014

Upavistha Konasana. Start in a seated straddle position, legs outstretched from the center. The torso then folds forward toward the floor from the hips. A blanket is recommended for a seat.

Asana, Head to Knee (Janu Sirsasana), Pose Breakdown, Seated
5 Minutes Level I
Head to Knee Pose
Lauren McLaren | September 25, 2014

Janu Sirsasana. Seated forward bend where one leg is extended forward and the knee of the opposite leg is flexed and lowered laterally to the floor.

Asana, Hero's Pose (Virasana), Pose Breakdown, Seated
5 Minutes Level I
Hero’s Pose
Lauren McLaren | September 25, 2014

Virasana. Kneeling posture where the hips reach for the floor between the feet. Can also be used to sit in some styles of meditation.

Asana, Bound Angle (Baddha Konasana), Pose Breakdown, Seated
5 Minutes Level I
Bound Angle Pose
Danielle Brand-Lemond | August 5, 2014

Baddha Konasana. Holding the feet together and bending and rotating the knees out to the sides creates a pleasant and beneficial stretch for the groin, legs and thighs.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Seated, Staff Pose (Dandasana)
5 Minutes Level I
Staff Pose
Lena Schmidt | July 29, 2014

Dandasana. This pose gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “sit up straight”. Upper back and spine is straight, hips are flexed 90 degrees.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Seated, Seated Forward Fold (Pashimottanasana)
5 Minutes Level I
Seated Forward Fold
Lauren McLaren | July 22, 2014

Paschimottanasana. A seated, full forward bend. Great stretch for the hamstrings as well as the back. Calms and soothes the nervous system.