Pre Meditative Postures makes your body flexible

By on May 2, 2015

Pre Meditative Postures

Advanced yoga practices and meditation require prolonged sitting in one posture. The most common asanas for meditation are- padamasana, ardha padamasana, Sidhasana, sukhasana and vajrasana. Out of these the first 3 require reasonable flexibility and relaxation of the leg muscles for maintaining the asanas for longer periods.

Asanas recommended to prepare the body for meditative asanas are listed here.

Exercise-39: Half butterfly

  • Perform the asana at exercise-7.
  • When knee can touch the floor, attempt to touch the forehead to the folded knee.
  • Do not strain.
  • Repeat 5 times with each leg.

Exercise-40: Full butterfly
Perform exercise-9.
Exercise-41: Crow walking
Perform exercise-10.










Exercise-42: Animal relaxation posture

  • Sit on the floor- place sole of the right foot against left thigh and stretch the left leg backwards with the heel touching the buttocks.
  • Inhale & slowly raise both hands vertically.
  • Exhale and slowly bend forward over the right knee.
  • Remain in this position for about a minute maintaining rhythmic and slow breathing.
  • Inhale while returning to the raised arm position.
  • Repeat while bending over the left knee.

Exercise-43: Namaskara
Perform exercise-26.

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