Seated Yoga Asanas provide a wide range of benefits: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Seated poses provide strength and flexibility to the spine enabling an aligned spine and a good posture. There are a variety of seated yoga asanas that provide support the the various parts of the body through stretches, forward bends and twists. These help release tightness in spinal muscles and joints, massages the internal organs, tightens and tones abdominal muscles. At Wellness Haven Yoga, we offer seated yoga 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 andbody 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 imapct 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 Yoga Asanas important?
Seated Yoga Asanas build your auto immune system. Seated Yoga Aasanas keep the body grounded through the sits bone into the earth and evenly distributes the body weight to maintain body equilibrium. The scientific name for “sits bones” is “ischial tuberosities” and is at the bottom of the pelvis. Rooting through these sits bones provide the solid and firm base for seated yoga asanas.
There are many seated 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.
2. Paripurna Navasana or Full Boat Pose
3. Sukhasana or Easy Pose
4. Agnistambhasana or Firelog Pose
5. Janu Sirsasana or Head to Knee Forward Bend
6. Virasana or Hero Pose
7. Padmasana or Lotus Pose
8. Tolasana or Balance Pose
9. Heron Pose or Krounchasana
10. Hanumanasana or Monkey Pose
11. Marichyasana I or Pose dedicated to the sage Marichi I
12. Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend
13. Upvistha Konasana or Wide Angled Seated Forward Bend