By Ashish

Chair Yoga Poses at Home

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Sit on the edge of the chair, raise your arms overhead, and lengthen your spine. This pose stretches your torso and arms, promoting improved posture and gentle backbending.

 Upward Salute on Chair

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While seated, hold onto the chair with one hand and reach the opposite arm over your head. Gently lean to the side, feeling a stretch along your torso. It helps to relieve tension in the side body and enhances flexibility.

Chair Side Bend 

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Hinge forward from your hips while seated, allowing your chest to rest on your thighs. Hold onto the chair legs for support. This pose stretches the hamstrings and lower back, promoting relaxation and flexibility.

Chair Forward Bend

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Place your hands on the seat of the chair, fingers pointing forward, and your legs extended in front. Lift your hips, creating a straight line from head to heels. It strengthens the arms, wrists, and core while promoting a gentle backbend.

Upward Plank Chair Pose

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Cross your right thigh over your left, then wrap your right foot behind your left calf. Cross your arms at the elbows, intertwining them to create an "eagle arm" position. This seated pose improves balance, stretches the shoulders, and engages the legs.

Chair Eagle

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Twist your torso to one side while holding the backrest of the chair, placing your opposite hand on your knee. This twist enhances spinal flexibility and massages internal organs, aiding digestion and detoxification.

Chair Revolved Side Angle

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Step one foot back and keep the front knee bent, creating a lunge-like stance while holding onto the chair for support. This variation of Warrior 1 strengthens the legs and opens the hips, promoting stability and strength.

Chair Warrior 1 Pose

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Remember that these chair yoga poses offer a modified and accessible way to experience the benefits of yoga, even if you have limited mobility or are new to the practice. Always practice within your comfort level, and consult a healthcare professional before starting any new exercise routine, especially if you have any pre-existing conditions.

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