Chair sit bridge pose

Chair-sit bridge

Chair sit bridge overview

A variation of bridge pose which is completed by driving the hips and glutes downwards towards the floor while keeping pushed into the shoulders. This ensures that the upper back is engaged as much as possible. In the final version of this pose the contortionist would bring their glutes to rest on top of the head.

Progressions before this pose

All contortion poses can be broken down into relevant progressions. Take a look at the regressions that are relevant for this pose. If you’re working towards the current pose, mastering these below will help you on your way.

Advanced progressions

If you’ve mastered this pose take a look below for more advanced variations