Utkatasana (Chair/Fierce Posture)

Utkatasana (Utkaṭāsana) = Wild or Diffcult Posture (Power Posture)

Dṛṣṭi: añguṣṭhamadhye = to the middle of the thumb

Standing with your feet hip distance apart or together (Ashtanga yoga has the feet together).

Inhale and raise the arms above the head. Place the hands together (Ashtanga yoga has the hands together) or keep the hands shoulder distance apart.

Exhale and sit your bottom back as though just about to sit on a chair.

Reach up and if you can bring the hands/arms above the head.

Hold this position with the hips higher than the knees (make sure the knees ARE NOT doing over the toes) for three deep breaths.

Inhale as you come up to standing. Exhale the arms down to the sides. Repeat twice more.