Virabhadrasana 2 is a group of related lunging standing asanas or yoga poses. The asana is pronounced as Vee- Ra- Bha- Dra-asana. Warrior Pose 2 is one of the three Warrior poses that beautifully combines both the standing and balancing actions of the body.
How to do
Step 1 :
Stand straight, normal breathing and bring your left leg backward and raise your upper body.
Step 2 :
Bend your right knee to 90 degrees and left leg straight.
Step 3 :
Lift both arms sideways to shoulder height with your palms facing downward.
Step 4 :
Keep your arms parallel to the ground. Turn your head and look to your right.
Step 5 :
This is virbhadrasana- II, and stay in this asana for 3-5 breathings.
Perform same asana by right leg also.
Opens your hips, chest and lungs.
Improves focus, balance and stability.
Strengthens your shoulders, arms, legs, ankles and back.
Encourages good circulation and respiration.
Energizes the entire body.
Stretches your arms, legs, shoulders, neck, belly, groins and ankles.
If you are experiencing neck pain.
If you suffer from any of this condition: heart problems, severe neck or shoulder pain, knee pain, high blood pressure or chronic illness, Avoid this asana
Note: All the asanas and pranayama should be performed under the guidance of your certified yoga teacher.