Meditation for some reason has a lot of questions about how, when, where, etc. Which is why you are probably here, you’ve got questions on how you are going to meditate.
Normally, answering questions about meditating is a bit challenging. It is something you’ve got to feel for yourself. Just get down cross legged, close your eyes, and try it out.
But the other day, while I was meditating, go figure, I thought about giving you some different positions and poses to meditate in. If you are comfortable, it is one less thing for your mind to worry about.
So get on some comfy clothes and read about how you can get cozy enough to meditate yourself.
Before we begin, I’m going to give you this tip. With any position you choose, make sure that you sit up straight, good posture, and gently engage the core. This will hold you up without consciously doing so. Hope that tip helps, and lets get to it!
Okay yogi, here is your first one, Lotus Pose. This is probably a well known one and it may or may not be a good fit for you.
I used to think this was the only way to meditate was with both legs intertwined with each other. I then sat down and though, uh that hurts. Only years later did it feel good for my body. Do what feels good for you.
This one has both knees stacked on top of each other. It also doubles as an amazing forward fold that can be great for your hips! I’d switch sides so that you feel evened out! You can switch it half way through your meditation or after. Do what works for you.
Why not try sitting on your feet, kneeling down? If you feel good sitting this way, it can offer you a nice meditation mixing things up.
Bring the soles of your feet together and relax. Maybe rest your hands on your knees. Also, another one that I love forward folding in! Even better for a nice relaxing yoga practice.
Next up, Staff Pose! Extend your legs out in front of you and relax the feet. Adjust the butt cheeks to the side and lengthen through your head.
If you are tired on keeping your head up, Savasana is always welcomed! Laying down is a great place to start if you get to worried about your limbs the whole time your wondering if you’re mediating yet. We all know what this looks like!
And of course the last pose is just your normal Dhyanasana also known as, Meditation Pose. Just letting your legs be folded however they like.
Good luck with your meditation yogi’s! Let me know what else I can answer about meditation for you!
To learn about the benefits of meditation click here.