The pose primarily strengthens the arm muscles while also activating the muscles of the abdomen and thighs.
- Begin by sitting on the floor with your legs stretched out in front of you.
- Place your palms on the floor next to your hips.
- Lift your torso, bend your right leg with your foot up, and sit on it.
- Bend your left leg back, lift your body up, and bend your left leg under your buttocks.
- Sit in this position for a few breaths while keeping your palms on the floor, arms straight, and back upright.
- On an exhale, lift your legs and torso off the floor and try to balance. Keep your arms straight.
- Lower yourself back to the floor and extend your legs.
- Repeat the pose, switching the cross of your legs.
It is recommended to practice Lolasana after Gomukhasana.
Lolasana is an advanced pose and not suitable for beginners.
This pose is beneficial for toning and improving the function of the gastrointestinal tract and for strengthening and shaping the muscles of the legs.
Note: Avoid practicing this pose during periods of exacerbation of any chronic illnesses. It is important to work with a yoga instructor in the initial stages and consult a doctor before attempting any new yoga poses.