Virabhadrasana 1 is a group of related lunging standing asanas or yoga poses. The asana is pronounced as Vee- Ra- Bha- Dra-asana. Warrior Pose I is one of the three Warrior poses that beautifully combines both the standing and balancing actions of the body.
How to do
Stand straight, normal breathing and bring your left leg backward and raise your upper body.
Bend your right knee to 90 degrees and left leg straight.
Twist your waist forward and look straight.
Slowly while inhaling raise both your arms up above your head and join both hands.
Stretch upward your body from the waist. Keep normal breathing from your nostril. Stay in this posture for 3-5 breathings. Perform same asana by right leg also.
Strengthens your shoulders, arms, legs, ankles and back.
Opens your hips, chest and lungs.
Improves focus, balance and stability.
Encourages good circulation and respiration.
Stretches your arms, legs, shoulders, neck, belly, groins and ankles.
Energizes the entire body.
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.