Preparation for padmasana

If you can do ardha padmasana then you are well on the way to mastering padmasana. Use this asana to prepare the legs for padmasana. In this respect alternately fold one leg on top of the other, if necessary, while doing prana-yama or meditational practices. That is, first fold the legs so that the right leg is on top. When this position becomes uncomfortable or the next time you sit for practice, place the left leg on top. In this way you will loosen up both legs. If one of your legs is more flexible than the other, then you should spend more time sitting in ardha padmasana with the least flexible leg on top. This will increase the flexibility of the leg.

VEERASANA (HERO'S POSE)

This is a simple asana which is rarely used for meditative practices. Yet we feel that for many people it will be more comfortable than sukhasana, since there is a larger area of contact with the ground.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Health And Wellness In The 21st Century

Health And Wellness In The 21st Century

Surefire Ways To Build Up Your Health And Wellness In The Realm Of The Baby Boomer. This Book Is One Of The Most Valuable Resources In The World When It Comes To Getting Serious Results In Getting Health Secrets. For a lot of us Baby Boomers, the last 10 years has been fraught with caring for or watching our aging loved ones deal with such events as Alzheimers, Osteoporosis, heart conditions and Cancer.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment