Revolved Easy Pose
What is Revolved Easy Pose?
Revolved easy pose, or parivrtta sukhasana in Sanskrit, is a variation on the beginner's easy pose. With crossed legs, the practitioner places one hand on the opposite knee and twists to the side. The pose is a gentle way to warm up the spine.
- Sit in easy pose with the legs crossed.
- Place the left fingertips on the floor outside of the left buttocks and lengthen the spine.
- Place the right hand on the left knee.
- Exhale and twist to the left.
- Breathe while holding the pose.
- Change sides.
- Use caution in this pose if there is back or neck injury.
Benefits of Revolved Easy Pose
- Boosts metabolism.
- Stretches the upper back, upper chest, spine, hips, neck and shoulders.
- Massages the abdominal organs and stimulates the liver and kidneys.
- Lengthens the spine.
- Opens the hips.
- Eases sciatica, backache and fatigue.
- Reduces anxiety, tension and stress.
Revolved Easy Pose Details
- Sanskrit Name
- Parivrtta sukhasana
- par-iv-rit-tah soo-KHAH-sah-nah
- Pose Level
- Parshva (Side)
- Pose Type
- Hip Openers, Seated Poses, Twists