Seiza Definition

What Does Seiza Mean?

Seiza

sei·za

\ˈsā-zə\
noun

Definition: This word literally means “proper sitting” and is one of the traditionally formal ways of sitting in Japan. The correct seiza position involves a person kneeling on the floor, folding their legs underneath their hips and ensuring their heels are resting on their buttocks.

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