Padmasana Preparation: Knee Flexion in Different Positions
Deep hip flexions and knee flexions as preparation for padmasana.
For Experienced Beginners, we recommend doing this session in combination with Padmasana Preparation, Akarna dhanurasana.
For Intermediate level practitioners, we recommend doing this session in combination with Padmasana Preparation, Akunchan Kriya in Padangusthasana
Level: Experienced Beginner, Intermediate
Props required: belt, blanket, blocks, access to a wall
Tag words: 60mins favorite groin health hips knees malasana padmasana utkatasana utthita hasta padangusthasana
The padmasana leg position is of significance both as a recommended posture of meditation, as well as the interesting ways in which it combines the actions of the various muscles and joints of the legs.
This session has strong knee flexion – this action is contraindicated for people with knee injuries.