By Anton Temple

A scientific process stretching and Yoga postures resulting in the secure and cozy adoption of the Lotus Posture, together with a consultant to the symbolism and non secular which means at the back of the Lotus Flower. colour pictures and illustrations.

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Cross the leg in front of foot and lower shin and gently lift it You have now completed the pose. slightly above the floor. Relax, with up. Sit in a balanced upright position. The ideal position is not hard to find, just watch your breathing and position yourself where it is most free and easy. Either rest the hands on the knees with the palms facing up or hold them together on your lap. Start by staying in the pose for brief periods, increasing your stay as your hips increase in flexibility. When your legs grow tired, stretch them straight out before you and gently massage your knees.

Continue to imagine that with each breath you take you feed this healing and balancing force within you. To finish the meditation, imagine that the Lotus flower fades from your awareness but continues to radiate health and harmony during your every day life. In China it is said that students who have completely mastered this exercise not only eliminate all illness in themselves, but bring health and healing to anyone they come in contact with. As you begin to meditate it is common to have any or all of the following experiences: 1.

Cross- Legged Stretch 34 Sit with the legs extended in front of you. Cross your right leg over your left leg. Bend your knee and slide your left leg along the floor, until your left foot comes in contact with the right buttock. You may have to aid this process with your hands. Now gently guide your right heel with your hands until it touches the left buttock. The knees should rest one atop the other. Benefits • Massages and tones pelvic and reproductive organs. Butterfly Knees Sit with your knees bent and the soles of your feet together.

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