sitting yoga postures

Sitting Yoga Poses

In this category you will find a collection of sitting yoga postures. These postures can be done without you standing up or lying down. Consequently you do not necessarily need a mat for these exercises and some of them can be done while sitting on a chair.

Many people know about the great effect of yoga on their body, mind and soul and that is how they would like to do yoga even in small breaks in their office. For exercises that you can do without attracting your colleagues’ attention, you can have a look at our category ‘Yoga at the work Place’.

You can right away start your yoga exercise by going through the sitting postures described below. You will find pictures, videos and detailed descriptions explaining the benefits of all exercises and what you should focus on while in the exercise.

For nearly all sitting yoga postures there is one advice that is quite important: sit straight. Keep your spine straight and your shoulders relaxed. This will already be a good exercise on its own and together with the movement described by the exercise you will get any effect you wish for, be that strength, flexibility or relaxation.

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Agnisara Kriya

Successfully burn your belly fat, tone your abdomen and additionally give a nice massage to your intestines that stimulates your digestion.


Make your hips and groins more flexible with this yoga posture. Strengthen your legs and calves and at the same time relax from stress and tensio...

Akarna Dhanurasana - Shooti...

Strengthen your complete hands, arms and legs, give room to your lungs and stimulate your digestion with this pose.

Anuloma Viloma Pranayama

Prepare yourself for meditation or meditate already while doing this exercise. A powerful breathing technique that clears the body of toxins as w...

Apana Asana

A pose that truly stimulates the Manipoor Chakra and creates a fire that lets you be energetic and helps you lose weight!

Ardha Matsyendra Asana - Ha...

Twist yourself! Great for your inner organs!

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