Sanskrit Name – Lolasana
Sanskrit Name Meaning – Lol – Dangling, Asana – Pose
Type of Asana – Arm Balancing Yoga Pose
Target Areas – Full Body
WHAT IS PENDANT POSE (LOLASANA)?
Pendant Pose (Lolasana) is an arm balancing yoga pose that strengthens your body, boosts your energy and increases your concentration.
DO NOT PRACTICE PENDANT POSE (LOLASANA) IF:
You have an abdominal, arm or leg injury
You’ve recently had surgery
BENEFITS OF PENDANT POSE (LOLASANA)
Strengthens your upper body and core muscles
Increases confidence, concentration and perseverance
HOW TO PRACTICE PENDANT POSE (LOLASANA) IN 3 EASY STEPS
Start by kneeling on the floor. As you inhale, cross your right ankle under your left. Place your palms next to your hips on the ground and lift your body weight off the floor.
Push upwards through your core and keep your ankles crossed. Hold this position or feel free to swing back and forth.
Practice this asana for as long as you feel comfortable and then exit the pose and repeat on the other side.
PENDANT POSE (LOLASANA) VARIATION – SCALE POSE
Practice this asana by starting with your legs in Lotus Pose (Padmasana). Once lifted, you’ll be in Scale Pose (Tulasana).
Thunderbolt Pose – Vajrasana
Lotus Pose - Padmasana
FOLLOW UP POSES
Crane Pose - Bakasana
Crow Pose -Kakasana