3 Secrets To A Pain-Free Lotus Pose If there’s one thing I absolutely never gloss over when I’m teaching a guided or led Ashtanga yoga class, it’s how to keep your knees safe in Padmasana. Even if it interrupts the flow of the vinyasa, if there are newcomers to the class you bet I’ll be giving you my spiel about how to come in and out of half-lotus safely. And how to modify the postures if you need. [Regular students…