Sanskrit Name: Utkatasana
English Translation: Fierce Pose
Also Called: Chair Pose
- Stand with your feet together in Mountain Pose. Bend your knees and lower your hips as you raise your arms overhead.
- Focus on sitting back onto your heels. Tuck your tailbone in and engage your abs, keeping your spine straight. Relax the shoulders as you gaze up toward the ceiling. Stay like this for five breaths.
Ensure you're doing the pose correctly: here's what not to do in Chair Pose.