Cross leg Siiting has lot of benefits.
Lot of people are practicing meditation in cross leg Siiting, Padmasan, Ardhsiddhasan.
Traditionaly in India we sit in cross legged position for eating and performing so many rituals in Pooja and religious procedure and even in wedding.
But with lifestyle changes and foreign influences we have stopped doing it. Now when we try again
we find it uncomfortable and painfull, some people feel numbness in leg,hip thighs.
This is a common problem faced by lot of meditation practitoners that one leg goes numb after prolonged sitting in cross legged position.
These 7 exercises are best exercises to improve cross legged sitting.
1 Hip Mobility Exercises – Hip rotation in Supine
2 Ankle mobility – Vajrasan
3 Lumbar Flexibility – Posterior pelvic
4India Sqaut with Namaste
5Lions stretch Prayer stretch
7 Quadriceps stretching
If this is not helping out the you require manual Therapy treatment which is readily available in Physiotherapy clinic.
4 types of procedures are required
1 Myofascial release
2 Joint Mobilization
3 Joint Manipulation
4 Soft tissue release.
These procedures of Physiotherapy has capabilities to improve the practices of Yoga