Sukhasana

Easy Pose

step by step

1Sit down on the ground, on your sit bones or a folded blanket, with your legs stretched out in front of you.
2Bend your knees and slip your feet under the opposite leg, keeping a bit of a distance on each side of the groin. Relax your knees towards the ground. Relax the feet.
3Pull in your pelvic bone towards the ground and stretch the spine. Take a neutral position with your shoulders and pelvis. Open your chest and relax your shoulders.
4Put your hands down on your knees, with your palms up towards the sky or down towards the ground. Push your tailbone into the ground, lengthen the spine and lower the shoulder blades.Lightly push your lower ribs towards the front.
5You can hold this pose for as long as you wish. If you practice it regularly, make sure to alternate how you cross your legs.

benefits

  • Calms the mind.
  • Lengthens the spine
  • Opens the hips.
  • Stretches the knees and ankles.

contraindictions and warnings

  • Not recommended if you have a knee injury.

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