Open your hips, develop the flexibility necessary for Lotus Posture Padmasana - and to sit more confortably in any cross-legged position. Aruna and Sukadev instruct you to butterfly (Bhadrasana), Knee-Rocking (Yoga Nidra Pre-Pose), sitting triangle. If you master these three preliminary exercises, you will master the full lotus pose quite easily. More Information on the Lotus pose with many photographs. There are other Videos about Yoga Lotus Seat and other sitting positions in this community and on the Yoga Vidya International Yogi Community.