Benefits of the Lotus Pose
The lotus pose is a way to open up your hips and create flexibility in the ankles and knees. It is a cross-legged sitting pose .
It is pronounced pa- da- maa- sun -aa
Padma means lotus and asana means pose or posture.
This pose is like a flower, calm and still . This pose is a great way to practice mediation allowing to be still and one as your mind calms itself.
Benefits of the pose:
Extremely good pose for meditation and concentration
Calming effect of the mind and nerve
Helps develop good posture
Helps keep joints in flexible conditions
Padmasana can be followed up with the Downward facing Dog.