PREPARING FOR LONGER SESSIONS
Yoga asanas for meditation
With the right posture and props, you should be able to sit comfortably in meditation for 20 minutes. But if you want to meditate for longer, or start going to retreats, you will need to prepare your body.
Yoga asanas, or postures, were originally developed to keep the body healthy, flexible, and strong in preparation for deep meditation. They help you to:
Develop flexibility in the hips and knees. The more flexible your hips and knees are, the more stable and relaxed you will feel in meditation.
Strengthen the back muscles, enabling you to keep your back and neck straight for longer, as ...