Indians sitting in a cross legged position - an Asana. Asana allows the mind to calm down and applies the pressure to the lower spine.
Helps to improve digestion:
This movement of back & front facilitates the blood flow towards the abdomen region of our body which ease the digestive process. Our breathing slows down, muscular tension releases and blood pressure also subsides.
Makes you more flexible:
Regular stretching of essential muscles also helps more flexible and healthy. Constant bending of the knees, ankles & hip joints helps keeps them flexible & free of diseases.
Makes heart stronger:
When we sit on the floor , heart gets the benefits of easy circulation of the blood.
Aids in weight-loss:
Sitting down helps in reducing the stomach space by nearly half.
Sitting on the floor gives you a brand new, humble and grateful perspective on others.