Padmasana Preparation, Akarna dhanurasana
Preparing for padmasana: ‘warming’ the important joints and increasing movement at the hips, groins and knees.
Level: Experienced Beginner, Intermediate
Props required: belt, blanket, a sturdy chair or a low table, access to a wall
We recommend doing this session in combination with Padmasana Preparation: Knee Flexion in Different Positions, or with
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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.