Scale Pose (Tulasana) – Learn How To Practice This Asana In 3 Easy Steps | Yoga With Nutan



SCALE POSE

Sanskrit Name – Tulasana

Sanskrit Name Meaning – Tula – Scales, Asana - Pose

Type of Asana – Seated Arm Balance Yoga Pose

Target Areas – Arms, core and leg muscles


WHAT IS SCALE POSE (TULASANA)?

Scale Pose (Tulasana) is a seated arm balance yoga pose that strengthens your core, arms and legs muscles.


DO NOT PRACTICE SCALE POSE (TULASANA) IF:

  1. You have an abdominal, arm or leg injury

  2. You’ve recently had surgery

BENEFITS OF SCALE POSE (TULASANA)

  1. Improves posture and balance

  2. Strengthens your core, arms and leg muscles

  3. Increases concentration

HOW TO PRACTICE SCALE POSE (TULASANA) IN 3 EASY STEPS

  1. Start in Lotus Pose (Padmasana) and place your hands on the ground next to your hips.

  2. As you exhale, push your hands into the ground, lift your buttocks and legs off the floor and balance.

  3. Practice this asana for as long as you feel comfortable and then exit the pose and repeat on the other side.

SCALE POSE (TULASANA) VARIATION – COCKEREL POSE

Deepen your practice by balancing your arms though the gap between your thigh and calf in Cockerel Pose (Kukkutasana).


PREPARATORY POSES


Padmasana – Lotus Pose


Hero Pose - Virasana


Ardha Matsyendrasana – Half Lord of the Fishes Pose


Bound Angle Pose – Baddha Konasana


Eagle Pose – Garudasana


Head-to-Knee Forward Bend - Janu Sirsasana



FOLLOW UP POSE


Cockerel Pose - Kukkutasana





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