Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana – Weekly Intermediate Class 142

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Improve your knee mobility with this weeks intermediate class. This video features a short sequence of poses that will help to improve knee range of motion and assist you to progress in the direction of the cross leg variations related to padmasana (lotus). The pose ardha baddha padma paschimottanasana is the specific focus of this class. This asana demands a combination of hip, knee and ankle flexibility. The class includes variations that will promote freedom in each of these regions. It will be well suited to students who are newer to this knee specific pose, and will also accomodate people working with stiffness or difficulties related to cross legged seated positions. It emphasises safe techniques for approaching this asana and promotes ways of improving the overall health of your knees.

Key Poses

Sukhasana, janu sirsasana, ardha baddha padma paschimottanasana.


Mat, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt.

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