Sukhasana (Easy Pose)

Sukhasana (Easy Pose)

 

Steps:

Start in Dandasana and then cross your legs in front of you at the shins. You should place foot beneath opposite knee.

Place hands on your knees.

Balance weight across sit bones.

Align your spine, neck and head

Your gaze should be soft and face and eyes looking forward and level. 

 

Benefits

Relaxing

Opens hips

Helps sit up right and lengthen spine.

Calms mind

 

Precautions/Contraindications

-If knees are injured or are hurting

-If hips are very tight

 

You can always prop yourself up by using a blanket or block

 

You can find the video @ 

 
In the video I forget to mention to keep shoulders down. A good way to find proper alignment in the shoulders is to lift them towards ears (shrug) and lower them back and down. Also, I do not cross my feet under each knee as I find it more comfortable not to.  Hopefully, this is ok. 
 
Mariana W

 

 
 

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