Inside Poses – Warrior 1

By |November 23rd, 2013|Categories: Inside Poses|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Warrior 1 (Virabhadrasana 1)
This pose improves flexibility of the thighs, calves, abdomen, shoulder joint, and ankles. It promotes the releasing of the poas muscle which is useful for most yoga poses and helps to develop good posture and alignment. Warrior 1 also works to expand the ribcage- increasing lung capacity. It strengthens legs, arms, shoulders and the back.

As a dynamic pose, warrior 1 encourages good circulation, and is highly energising. After performing this pose one feels more open and proud- like a warrior.

With the support and guidance of a good teacher that is mindful of alignment and posture, warrior […]