Meditation Yoga Asana/Postures
Many people speak of asana practice as just being a way to prepare the body so you can sit comfortably in meditation. There are particular postures practiced for different types of meditation, or by different people depending on their preference/setting/religion.
These postures all aim to bring balance, and hold the body comfortably with good posture. They may not all be accessible straight away but when you have sufficient flexibility they will become comfortable and calming.
These postures can be precticed in sequences or on their own for individual benefits.
Click on the links or thumbnails to learn about each asana.
This posture was a little confusing to post about, because it seems to have different names wherever you look. To add more complications this name ...Read More
Padma = Lotus This is thought to be the best meditation posture, and if anyone is praticing Ashtanga yoga you will notice how the primary ...Read More
This is the same as Siddhasana, but this is the accomplished pose for women. Steps : Sit straight on the floor, with both your legs ...Read More
Sukh- Joy/Bliss Also known as easy posture, this is often used to substitute Padmasana (lotus posture) in a range of postures. Steps: Start in Dandasana ...Read More
Vajrasana is also called Diamond Pose Steps: Sit in Dandasana (hips on ground, legs in front) Bend your knees and bring your heels under your ...Read More
vira = hero/man/chief This is a good posture to use for meditation especially as it twists your knees in the opposite direction to most other ...Read More