Lolasana (Swinging Pose)

Starting Position

  1. Begin by sitting in padmasana (lotus pose).
  2. Place your palms on the floor beside your thighs.

Lifting and Swinging

  • Inhale deeply.
  • Lift your entire body off the floor, finding balance on your hands.
  • Swing your body backward and forward between your hands.
  • Lower your buttocks and legs back to the ground. 
  • Rest in the sitting position.

Repeating the Pose

  • Repeat the pose with your legs crossed the other way around.
  • Practice 3 to 5 rounds.


  • Inhale before lifting your body off the floor.
  • Hold your breath inside while raising and swinging backward and forward.
  • Exhale as you return to the floor.


  • Physical awareness on the strength of your arms, contraction of the perineal floor, the sensation of movement and energy coordinated with your breath, and your balance. 
  • Spiritual awareness on anahata chakra (heart center).


  • Strengthens arms, wrists, shoulders, and abdominal muscles.
  • Opens the chest.
  • Develops control and balance.

(Note: Please remember that practicing yoga poses should be done with proper guidance and consideration of individual physical conditions. If you have any health concerns or doubts, consult a qualified yoga instructor or healthcare professional before attempting any new poses.)

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