Utthita padmasana(lolasana): Yoga Positions
This asana is a variation of Padmasana.In thisasana,the body is lifted up with both hands on the floor. This is the reason why it is called ‘Utthita Padmasana’or Lolasana or Dolasana. This asana is more difficult than Padmasana because in this asana the whole body is balanced on both the hands.
Techniques for Yoga Positions Utthita padmasana(lolasana):
Sit in Padmasana.Rest the palms on the floor besides the hips. Slowly raise the trunk without a jerk.The body should not quiver. Retain the breath in lungs as long as the body is in the raised position. Exhale when the body is lowered down. While performing this asana,Some beginners experience tremor in the hands because of some weakness. But it should not dishearten them. They should practice the asana patiently and with perseverance.
Advantages for Yoga Positions Utthita padmasana(lolasana):
- This asana strengthens the joints and muscles of the arms.
- This asana helps to cure intestinal weakness, constipation, indigestion, dysentery; drowsiness, impurities of tubular channels etc.
- This asana works as an appetizer which is a good characteristic of health.