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I've just been diagnosed a mild medial meniscopathy and chondromalacy, and although I don't feel any discomfort in this pose, I would like to know if it's contraindicated for the knee in these cases. Thank you


I am able to comfortably do this pose, but need techniques to successfully get to a standing position off the floor. I have arthritis in both knees. My fear is sitting down on the floor with the inability to rise to a standing, please,

I suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) for which I take medication. Unfortunately, the medication has caused some side effects. Can you suggest some yoga poses or exercises that may help manage my condition?


i think this is the best site for yoga .......

linda spanos

Hi, i have found that if i bind my knees with a belt, it allows me to surrender. As I relax i let the belt out a little each time but still feel the opening in the hip. I found this when i hurt my hip and i was so tight it was painful to sit in easy pose.


any thoughts on how to mimimize the always comfortable feet falling asleep issue? is it just more repitition or positional?

Paul Whitcomb

Please comment on supported Sukhasana. (Placement of forehead, forearms on chair, neck alignment.

From a Teacher

I had the same question as Anonymous. I was looking around online and saw this article on yoga journal called "Poses for Stiff Students." This is something I see very commonly in my students and this article was very helpful to me:




I am looking for a modification to sukhasana for men that are inflexible and have a hard time sitting in this pose. I have modified the pose sitting on blankets, bolsters and back against the wall, but looking for other alternatives.

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