Scale Pose Or Raised Lotus Pose (Tolasana)

In Sanskrit, tula means balance, tola means scale (measuring) and thence is used interchangeably as Tolasana or Tulasana. This is often jointly referred to as Utthita Padmasana, where ‘utthita’ means "elevated" or "extended." Here, during this pose, Tolasana or Scale pose, the body is raised off the ground  while  still seated in Lotus pose, hence the name Elevated Lotus pose. Tolasana is taken into account as a part of the first series of Ashtanga Yoga.

Scale Pose

Beginner’s Tip

If you’re not able to accomplish full Padmasana, it’s doable to urge a condole with Tolasana victimization Ardha Padmasana (Half-Lotus Pose). In Half-Lotus, perform the pose as delineated in Steps two and three higher than normal. With this leg position, the buttocks can be set out on the ground, but the outer calf and foot of the very cheap leg won’t.


NOTE: Before you start this, consult your doctor or an exercise professional about this pose. Don't try to do it alone.


Tip To Do -

1 - Cross your legs and come into the Lotus pose. If you're a beginner, place yoga blocks by your sides, and come to a seated, comfy cross-legged position.
2 - Place the palms of your hands on the mat (or blocks) next to your hips, with your fingers unfolding wide apart and informing you. Deeply inhale and exhale. Press your hands firmly into the floor and straighten your arms as you lift your body and legs off the floor.
3 - Tighten your abdominal muscles and use your thighs to help you elevate your knees. Your hands ought to be the sole part of your body touching the ground as you balance your full weight.
4 - Aim to hold the position for about fifteen to twenty seconds before lowering your legs back to the ground as you exhale. Cross your legs the opposite way, after you have prepared, and repeat this pose with similar steps.


The Advantages of the Scale Pose

1 - It helps to strengthen the wrists and arms.
2 - Tone the stomach.
3 - Enhance your balance skills.
4 - This pose will also help to increase hip and wrist flexibility.
5 - Improves the systema alimentarium because the core and also the abdominal muscles are accustomed to the utmost.

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