Parivrtta Sukhasana is derived from the combination of the Sanskrit words Parivrtta(revolve), Sukha(easy or comfortable or joy), and asana (posture or pose). It is called as Simple Twist Poseor Simple Cross-Legged Twist orSeated Twist or Easy Twistin English.
Parivrtta Sukhasana is one of the basic seated pose. It helps to open the hips and shoulders. It is a great stress reliever. We can use this pose as a warm-up pose for the following difficult poses in the practise.
It can be practised by any one from absolute beginners to Experts. All level students can practise this pose. It increases the digestion by massaging the abdominal organs.