Chair Pose (Utkatasana)
Benefits of the Chair Pose (Utkatasana):
The Utkatasana (Chair Pose) strengthens the ankles, thighs, calves, and spine and shapes the lower muscles. This asana helps to reduce excessive body fat specially it Cuts fat pocket under butt. Utkatasana (Chair Pose) also relieves menstrual cramping and is useful in conditions like joint pain and arthritis.
How to perform the Chair Pose (Utkatasana):
- Start the asana with the Mountain Pose (Tadasana).
- Breathe-in and stretch your arms, lengthen the spine, and be careful not to press the lower ribs to the front.
- Breathe-out and bend your knees and move your upper body forward at 45 degrees.
- Hold the posture for 15 to 30 seconds and return to Tadasana.
Durations/Repetitions of the Chair Pose (Utkatasana):
Hold the asana for 15 to 30 seconds and repeat twice atleast.
Difficulty Level and Advancement of the Chair Pose (Utkatasana):
Utkatasana (Chair Pose) is a difficulty level 3 asana recommended for beginners