Seated Twists in Yoga Asanas

Yoga Asanas with Seated Twists are a very important aspect of a wholesome yoga practice for they build your auto immune system, releases tightness in spinal muscles and joints, massages the internal organs, tightens and tones abdominal muscles. At Wellness Haven Yoga, we offer twists in various poses for those who have no yoga experience to the beginners of yoga as well as to the more experienced practitioners through various yoga classes through the day.

Why are Yoga Asanas Important?

Yoga asanas are critical to human health. Unlike So many other exercises at the gym which take care of the big muscle groups through weight-lifting and body work with other machines, through yoga asanas, we use our own body resistance to build our muscle strength, flexibility, stamina and endurance. Yoga asanas take care of the body inside-out. Yoga asanas imapact the internal organs and rejuvenates them resulting in a refreshed body as well as a refreshed mind. Yes, Yoga asanas bring the mind, the body and the soul in sync.

Why are Seated Twists in Yoga Asanas important?

Seated Twists in Yoga Asanas provide the much needed relief from back stress to the human body.  Like all twists in yoga asanas, these build your auto-immune system. Twists rotate the body, the spine being at its center, and stretches all the back muscles.They provide the musch needed fluidity to the spinal joints as well as the hip, the neck and the shoulders. The lengthening of the spine enables the much needed healthy space between spinal vertebrae. Twists energize the spine aiding healthy digestive process. Twisting poses are also called Detoxifying poses.

There are many Seated Twisting Yoga Asanas, as listed below, that we practice at Wellness Haven Yoga in San Ramon, CA.
We have several Yoga Classes to offer you to suit your needs.

Seated Twist in Yoga - Half Lord Of The Fish Pose

Seated Twist in Yoga – Half Lord Of The Fish Pose

1. Ardha Matsyendrasana or Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

2. Marichyasana III or Marichi’s Pose

3. Bharadvajasana I or Bharadvaja’s Twist

4. Gomukhasana or Cow Face Pose

5.  Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana or Revolved Head to Knee Pose



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