LOTUS POSE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Sit on the floor with both legs extended.
2. Bend your left knee and place your left foot on top of your right thigh. Repeat with the right leg.
3. Stay in lotus pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute, and then switch leg positions.
Relax, breathe deeply, drop the shoulders back and open the chest. Lengthen the spine, gaze forward and place your hands on the knees.
The lotus pose stretches the hips, knees, ankles and thighs, and lengthens the spine. This pose also calms the brain and reduces stress and anxiety.
Knee or ankle injury.