Virasana stretches the thighs, knees, and ankles, and is a balm for tired legs at the end of the day. It's also an alternative to Lotus Pose for seated meditation. Learn how to execute the pose correctly in this video demonstration from Yoga Journal's Pose Encyclopedia.
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