Bharadvajasana on a Chair (Torso Twist Yoga Pose) – 4 Benefits

What is Bharadvajasana on a Chair (Torso Twist Yoga Pose)

The classic version of this yoga pose, Bharadvajasana is the basic seated twist, and can sometimes be difficult for beginners to perform.
However, the asana can also be practiced seated on a chair.

These adaptations of the classic pose are recommended if you are elderly, overweight, or recovering from a long illness.

Benefits of Bharadvajasana on a Chair

  1. Makes the spinal muscles supple relieves arthritis of the lower back reduces stiffness in the neck and shoulders
  2. Alleviates rheumatism of the knees
  3. Exercises the abdominal muscles
  4. Improves digestion

Contraindications and Cautions

Avoid this asana if you have

  • bronchitis
  • headaches
  • migraines
  • diarrhea

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