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:
You have an abdominal, arm or leg injury
You’ve recently had surgery
BENEFITS OF SCALE POSE (TULASANA)
Improves posture and balance
Strengthens your core, arms and leg muscles
HOW TO PRACTICE SCALE POSE (TULASANA) IN 3 EASY STEPS
Start in Lotus Pose (Padmasana) and place your hands on the ground next to your hips.
As you exhale, push your hands into the ground, lift your buttocks and legs off the floor and balance.
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).
FOLLOW UP POSE
Cockerel Pose - Kukkutasana