How-to: Sit in a cross-legged position. Ease your right foot on top of your left thigh, gently pulling your heel toward the top of your inner thigh. Repeat with your left foot.
Tips: To protect your knees, keep your feet flexed, reaching out through your heels. In the beginning your feet may rest in the crease between your calf and thigh. When your heels are next to your belly, lean out over your heels for a good abdominal massage.
Benefits: Opens the hips. Lines the spine up for sitting meditation.