5 Best Sitting Yoga Poses and Their Benefits


Yoga is all about different types of poses or asanas that help us achieve holistic health. Some are standing postures, some are sitting, and some are lying asanas. Each and every yoga pose helps us to achieve the blessing of the body, mind and soul.

Sitting, standing, and lying poses all have their unique benefits for the human health and body. But seated poses are great for building inner strength and improving flexibility.

If you are new to the yoga mat, you should begin with a preset sequence of Hatha Yoga sitting poses. It is one of the traditional classic yoga forms that has given rise to many other forms or styles of yoga.

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Explore some of the best sitting yoga poses and their benefits.

1. Lotus Pose

Lotus pose, or in Sanskrit it is known as ‘Padmasana’. In ancient India, originating in meditative practices it is a cross-legged sitting asana or posture. In this sitting posture, the feet are placed on the opposite thighs.

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