Start with the easy pose Padmasana (Lotus Pose). This is one of the simplest, yet most effective poses that has the ability to not only relax the mind and improve breathing, but all helps to stretch the spine and open up the hips for enhanced blood flow. Padmasana or the lotus posture helps in improving concentration, prevents abdominal aliments and brings peace to the mind.
Increasing the focus and improves the concentration of brain.
Helps pregnant women during childbirth
It extends the lower leg and knees.
Stimulates the spine, pelvis, abdomen and bladder
Helps develop good posture
Eases menstrual discomfort and sciatica
Keeps the spine straight.
How To Do:
Sit on the floor on a mat, strect your legs infront of you and keep your spine straight.
Fold your right leg and place your right heel on your left thigh.
Place your hands on your respective knees with palms facing the ceiling.
You are now sitting in Padmasana, which is the best position for meditating or doing pranayamas.
If you are not able to sit in padmasana for long , you can also sit in Ardh padmasana with any one heel placed on the opposite thigh.