Chair Pose

November 25, 2013 by Luana Mercy

Focus: Thumbs

Cautions: Headache, insomnia, low blood pressure

Strengthens the ankles, thighs, calves and spine
Stretches the muscles of the shoulders and chest
Reduces flat feet


  • Stand in Mountain Pose inhale and raise your arms overhead and slightly in front
  • Either keep the arms parallel, palms facing inward or join the palms
  • Exhale and bend your knees, trying to take the thighs as nearly parallel as possible.
  • Keep your knees behind the toes
  • Firm your shoulder blades against the back
  • To increase the strength of your thighs squeeze a block between your thighs

Beginners: Perform the post near a wall.

Advanced: Lift up on the balls of your feet and sit your buttocks down on your raised heels. Extend the arms forward, parallel to the ground.


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