Padmasana (lotus position) is one of the easy yoga poses for the meditation. Padmasana pose is effective to improve concentration and focus. It relaxes the whole body and calms the mind. Let’s check padmasana yoga benefits and steps.
Padmasana is the Sanskrit word. It is also known as lotus pose or kamalasana.
Padma – Lotus, Kamala in Hindi and Asana – Pose. Let’s check padmasana benefits and steps.
Padmasana Yoga Steps
- Sit comfortably on the floor with an erect spine in a Sukhasana yoga pose in the beginning.
- With the help of both the hands bend your right leg to keep on left thigh. Then bend your left leg to keep on your right thigh.
- The soul of the feet should face upwards and touch your navel.
- Place your hands on your knees. Palms should face upwards and touch your thumb to your index finger which is called mudra position.
- Hold this position for few minutes and keep breathing normally and deeply.
Padmasana Yoga Benefits
- Relaxes your mind and whole body.
- Reduces menstrual disorders.
- Control your blood pressure.
- Improves digestion.
- Releases stress and tension.
- Improves focus, memory power, and concentration.
- Strengthens your spine.
- If you cannot fold both legs then you should fold one leg in the beginning.
- Those who are suffering from ankle or knee injury should not practice.
- Practice under an expert guidance.