Utkatasan(Chair Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

Utkatasan Utkatasan(Chair Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

30 Min activity


(Chair pose)
Yoga is all about a healthy body and a peaceful mind. An individual needs a lot of patience and practice to perform the pose. From performing simple breathing exercises to an advanced level pose, you need to focus on each pose and technique of the pose. It needs a lot of practice to perform a pose.
In research, it was found that everyone practices the yoga pose in one way or another. Standing, bending, lying, and seating everyone is performing one or another form of yoga without knowing about it. Yoga will keep your mind and body fresh. It improves the overall health of a person. Yoga needs practice and patience. You cannot learn yoga in a month or two. It can take up to a year of regular practice to perform all the poses. Yoga can be beneficial in body toning. It will keep us active all day. To tone up your body you can practice Utkatasan.
Utkatasan is a Sanskrit word where Utkata means wild, intense, Asana means pose.
Hence, this pose is called the wild pose for its performance. The pose is known as the chair pose for the posture that it makes. It looks like an individual is sitting on a chair. Hence, the pose is most commonly known for its posture. This pose will help you in increasing the blood flow. It enhances the rich blood in your body and helps in detoxification. Here you build a lot of stamina quickly by sitting on an imaginary chair. Chair Pose is a standing asana in modern yoga as exercise. It was a low squatting asana in
medieval hatha yoga. This pose has its origin in Sanatan mythology.

Step 1: Stand in the tadasana pose. keep your feet slightly apart.
Step 2: Keep your face slightly bent and your hands straight. your hands should be in a straight position parallel to the floor.
Step 3: Bend your knees, and push your pelvis down as if you are sitting in an imaginary chair.
Step 4: Be comfortable and adjust yourself on the imaginary chair with your back, spine straight. Sit straight and lengthen your spine.
Step 5: Sink as much as possible but ensure that your knees don’t go beyond the toes.
Step 6: keep your breathing regularly. Do not force your breathing pattern.
Step 7: Hold on to the pose for at least 30 seconds to 5 minutes or as long as possible.
Step 8: Relax and get back to the initial position.
Precautions: Props and modification: