Practice: Parivrtta Utkatasana (Revolved Chair Pose)

Parivrtta = ‘Revolved’       Utkata = ‘Wild’, ‘Frightening’, ‘Intense’, ‘Furious’ Utkatasana is known by many other names, such as ‘fierce pose’, ‘fiery angle pose’, ‘powerful pose’, ‘lightening bolt pose’, ‘chair pose’, ‘hazardous pose’, ‘awkward pose’…. So you already know it’s not exactly a posture you’re going to fall asleep in…. While this posture isContinue reading “Practice: Parivrtta Utkatasana (Revolved Chair Pose)”

Practice: Utkatasana / Fierce Pose / Chair Pose / Awkward Pose

Utkata = ‘wild’, ‘frightening’, ‘fierce’, ‘furious’         Asana = ‘Posture’ Also known as ‘fierce pose’, ‘awkward pose’, ‘wild pose’, and now commonly referred to as ‘chair pose’; utkatasana is part of the traditional surya namaskar B sequence, used in Ashtanga and many other styles of vinyasa and dynamic yoga sequences. Helping toContinue reading “Practice: Utkatasana / Fierce Pose / Chair Pose / Awkward Pose”