EFFECT: Prepares the body for all seated postures, calms.
GAZE: Straight ahead
PRECEDING POSES: Mountain pose
PRECAUTIONS: If you have a deep round in your back, try sitting up against a wall to help hold your spine upright.
1. Sit on the mat with your legs stretched out in front of you.
2. Take your arms alongside you, palms face down. Sit up tall.
3. Flex your feet, drawing your toes back toward your body.
TIP: If your hamstrings are tight and it is difficult to sit up with a straight spine, then place a blanket underneath your sit bones.
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