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71. Sukhasana
Easy Pose
Yoga is not just another form of exercise or physical therapy; it is a science that people have been practicing for centuries now, in order to improve their overall health and wellbeing. There are numerous yoga asanas (poses), exercises and techniques in the various disciplines of yoga that can have a positive impact on your physical, mental and emotional health in several different ways.You can also seek relief from various aches, pains and other ailments by practicing yoga regularly. If you are new to the practice of yoga, starting with the Sukhasana or The Easy Yoga Pose may be a good idea. In fact, as a child you may have naturally sat in the Sukhasana when you were happy, relaxed or playing. However, as you get more used to sitting on chairs or sofas than on the floor, the Sukhasana may not feel as easy as before. The good news is that you can get your body used to this easy yoga pose once again, with regular practice.Even if you are not planning to start a meditation or yoga routine, just sitting quietly in the Sukhasana can soothe your mind to a great extent.
Sukhasana is like a relaxation pose that is mainly intended for meditative purposes. Like the name suggests, this pose is fairly easy to practice as also to master. To perform this pose, you need to
1.Take one or two thick blankets and fold them so that they form a firm, flat base that you can sit on
2.Sit close to one edge of the support you formed, with your legs stretched out ahead, in front of you.
3.Cross your shins and widen your knees, so that you can slip each foot, beneath the opposite knee.
4. Bend your knees and fold your legs towards your torso.
5. Keep your feet relaxed, so that the outer edges rest on the floor and the inner arches are settled below the opposite shin. Your thighs and crossed shins should form a small triangle. There should be a gap between your pelvis and feet.
6.Sit with your pelvis in a neutral position. To do this, press your hands against the floor and lift your sitting bones a bit. Try to hang in there for a breath or two and then slowly lower yourself back on to the floor.
7. Balance your tail bone and pubic bone in such a way that they are equidistant from the ground.
8.Place your hands on your knees, palm down and lengthen your tailbone towards the floor.
The Sukhasana is a comfortable, sitting yoga pose that is ideal for meditation. In Sanskrit, Sukh means ease, happiness, peace or relaxation and this pose is aimed at providing all of it. There are many physical, emotional and mental benefits associated with this pose, some of which include Amplifying your state of serenity and tranquility Broadens your collarbones and chest Calming your brain.Eliminating stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion.Improving alignment.Lengthening your spine.Opening your hips Promoting inner calm.Reducing fatigue
The Sukhasana pose is quite easy to perform for most people of all ages and levels of physical fitness. However, it is important that you avoid this pose, in case of Recent or chronic knee injuries Hip injuries Inflammation in the knee or hip Spinal disc problems It is also important that you practice this pose under the guidance and supervision of a certified yoga guru, at least until you master it. In case you experience any pain or discomfort while performing the Sukhasana, you should discontinue practicing the pose until you consult a doctor.
Sit on the edge of a firm blanket. Extend your legs in front of your body and sit up straight in Seated Staff Pose (Dandasana). Then, cross your legs in front of you at the shins.

Supta Baddha Konasana
Uttitha Hastha Padangustasana
Ananda Balasana
Vipareetha Shalabhasana
Janu Shirshasana
Purna Shalabhasana
Urdhwamukha Tittibhasana
Baddha Konasana
Dhandayaman Ekapada Sikandasana
Suptha Veerasana
Dwi pada Shirshasana
Shalabhasana I

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