Poses for Beginners
Seated yoga poses for beginners such as grounding and calming, these
seated poses provide some of our deepest muscle opening and twisting.
- Lean forward
slightly, so you can feel your "sit bones" on the ground.
Seated Two Leg Forward Bend
- With knees either bent or
straight, keep your chest long and open as you come forward.
Seated One Leg Forward Bend
- Sit with your knees close
to your chest, and extend one leg straight out.
- Sit with
knees close to your chest. Using your hands on the floor
behind you for balance, lengthen your legs evenly apart to both
- From a low lunge,
lift or walk your front foot over so the ankle is behind your opposite
- Set your legs up for a pigeon, and walk
your hands back near your hips.
- Sit in a cross-legged
position. Ease your right foot on top of your left thigh, gently
pulling your heel toward.
- Sit down with knees close to your chest,
feet on the floor. Keeping your body close to vertical, hold behind
your knees and lift.