Watch the Funk Fundamentals online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Rock Guitar 7: Style Variations
Funk Fundamentals - Concept 1 is a video guitar lesson presented by Carl Burnett and is sourced from Funk Guitar Survival Guide.
It's important to feel comfortable in your playing position. Keeping this in mind, find what works for you. For me, I feel most comfortable playing while standing.
For this course, I wanted to stand, but then the guitar would have been moving all over the place. So, I'm using a stool and letting the guitar hang by its strap.