Padmasana lotus pose
Lotus Pose, or Padmasana in Sanskrit, requires open hips and consistent practice. This pose creates an essential foundation for meditation practice while helping to manage stress with a conscious stretch in the front of the thighs and ankles.
Padmasana Lotus Pose Step-by-Step-
Padmasana lotus pose for everyone
Padmasana (Lotus Pose): In the seated position, first carefully place the right foot onto the left thigh. Then take hold of the left foot and place it onto the right thigh. Keep the body erect with both knees touching the floor. The hands are to be placed either with hands or wrists resting on the knees. The hands placed between the heels, the right hand resting in the left hand.
Benefits of Padmasana : – Padmasana is the highly preferred asanas by yoga practitioner in the beginning stage for increase the focus of mind and concentration. It helps in improving the concentration power and it will calms the brain also.
This Asana helps to preserve vital fluids in the body and prevents abdominal diseases. Helps to female disorders connected with the reproductive organs.
Doing this Asana gives your mind peace, solitude and longevity to the practitioner. It increases the hungry and helps to relax the body.
It can also helps in the stretches the ankle and knees. This Asana is the base for all asanas and it strengthens the hip and knee joints of the female.
You can reduce the unwanted fat of hip and the thigh. This is the simplest and easiest asana which can be done by all the age group.
The practice of padmasana can help us prevent this decline in flexibility and range of movement, and if practiced diligently, can reverse these problems. However, it is important not to create new problems for yourself as you attempt to practice. If you have injuries in the knee or hip joint, padmasana may not be the right pose for you. Assess the level of your flexibility. Problems lie in your knees, hip joints, or lower back. Be gentle with yourself.
It may help to massage the muscles of the legs before you begin working with padmasana. For example, if you have pain and stiffness in your knees, loosen the surrounding muscles by gently massaging the inner and outer thighs, around the kneecaps, and even the calf muscles and the muscles along your shinbones. Likewise, you can massage the upper thighs and buttocks if you have stiffness in the hip joints. General warm-up and stretching exercises like the sun salutation (surya namaskara) will help you prepare for padmasana. Then try the following four preparatory poses: