WARRIOR 1 - Virabhadrasana 1
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🔸Strengthens shoulders, arms, core, back & legs.
🔸Stretches arms, shoulders, abdominals, ground, thighs, calves & ankles.
🔸Encourages good circulation & respiration.
🔸Improves focus, balance & stability.
🔸Opens your hips, chest & lungs.
🔸Energises the entire body.
🔹Stance is too narrow.
🔹Overarching in the back.
🔹Shoulders hunched up by the ears.
🔹Front knee collapsing inwards & tracking over the big toe.
🔸Begin in Tadasana at the top of your mat.
🔸Step your right foot back, turn your foot 45 degrees towards the corner of your mat. 🔸Traditionally align your right & left heels but If your hips feel tight make your stance wider.
🔸Bend your front knee so it is stacked over your ankle or slightly behind.
🔸Keep your back leg straight, and press the outer edge of your back foot (little toe) firmly into your mat.
🔸Hips are square to the front of the mat & shoulders are stacked over hips, if it’s comfortable in your shoulders reach your arms upwards reaching through your fingertips.
🔸Have a quick peak down, make sure you can see your big toe on the bent knee. If you can’t press the knee outwards towards your little toes.
🔸Hold for 5-10 breaths. - 9 hours ago