Padmasana Group Of Yoga Postures

Padmasana Group Of Yoga Asana/Postures

This posture comes up a lot in a variety of types of posture, from meditative to strength based. It is a key element in many asana practices but people often underestimate or forget how difficult this posture is to begin with.
The key here is making sure it is NOT hurting your knees. This isn’t a muscular stretch feeling and it will get worse if you keep pushing it not better.
If your new to this posture, start with lots of hip openers and dynamic movement to stretch and warm up the body before hand.
Scroll through our Padmasana Group of Asana/Posture library for beginner, intermediate and advanced postures, Click on the link or thumbnails to know the details.


Ardha baddha padma vrikshasana – half bound lotus tree pose

Ardha = half, baddha = bound, padma = lotus, vriksh = tree Steps: Stand in Tadasana (Mountain pose). Separate your feet about hips width apart ...
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Ardha Baddha Padmotanasana – Half Bound Lotus Standing Forward Bend

This can be quite a tricky posture so there are a few modifications that can be made throughout.  Stay standing, just work on building the ...
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Kukkutasana – Cockerel/Rooster Pose

Before attempting this posture you should practice and be comfortable with padmasana (lotus pose) and should be able to perform is with relative ease. If ...
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Marichyasana B

Marichyasana B

This is the 2nd posture a series dedicated to sage Marichi. Steps: Inhale bring the right foot into half lotus, bringing the heel as close ...
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Marichyasana D

This is the 4th posture a series dedicated to sage Marichi. This is considered to be one of the more difficut twisting postures and will ...
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Matsyasana – Fish Posture

This is a posture with a lot of physical and therapeutic benefits, it may take some time to master so that you are feeling comfortable, ...
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Padma mayurasana- Lotus peacock posture

Padma means lotus and Mayur means Peacock in Sanskrit.  This demands good physical strength though it is easier than Mayurasana. Steps: Sit in padmasana (lotus ...
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Padmasana – Lotus Posture

Padma = Lotus This is thought to be the best meditation posture, and if anyone is praticing Ashtanga yoga you will notice how the primary ...
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Siddha Yoni Asana – Acomplished Posture for Women

This is the same as Siddhasana, but this is the accomplished pose for women. Steps : Sit straight on the floor, with both your legs ...
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Sucirandhrasana – Eye Of The Needle Posture

Suci - needle Randhra - opening/aperture/hole Variation 1 Variation 2 Steps: Lie on your back, with your knees bent, and the soles of your feet ...
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Urdhva Kukkutasana – upward rooster posture

Urdhva means upwards, kukkut means a rooster. There are several ways to come into this posture like headstand and handstand, but for the ones who ...
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Urdhva Padmasana – Upward Lotus Posture

This is a challenging posture and an extension of Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand) seen in the first series of Ashtanga Yoga. You need to make sure you ...
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Utpluthih – Uprooting

Utpluthih is also known as tolasana - scales pose Steps: 1 Take the legs in to the lotus pose. If this is not possible have ...
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Yoga Mudrasana – Yogic Seal Posture/ Baddha Padmasana – Bound Lotus Poture

This is an intense posture so if you knees start hurting at any point, immediately come out of the position. You can modify by trying ...
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