How To Do Warrior 1 Yoga Pose – Virabhadrasana 1 | Basic Yoga Pose for Beginners | ChriskaYoga

How To Do Warrior 1 Yoga Pose – Virabhadrasana 1 | Basic Yoga Pose for Beginners | ChriskaYoga


Hey, it’s Christina and today I will be talking about warrior 1 also known as veerabhadra’s not 1 this pose is great for strengthening thighs Calves and ankles and because your arms are raised It’s also great for strengthening the arms the shoulders and the chest To come into warrior 1 on the right side stand in Tadasana and turn your left toes out slightly on the diagonal step that foot back a little wider than a legs distance apart and align your heels with each other or Step out a little bit wider now bend your right knee and raise your arms Up towards the sky, you’ll want to keep your palms facing each other energy in your arms as they reach up towards the sky and Energy up through the crown of your head as well keep your right knee bent Towards a 90 degree angle and also try and keep your knee directly above your ankle and your kneecap Directly in line with your second and third toes as for your Backlink make sure that it’s straight and keep energy going through the outer edge of your back leg and your foot Reaching down towards the floor. It’s important to not try to bring your hip from your back Leg forward to be in line with the hip from your front leg They must be at the same height as one another, but your hips will be open towards a slight diagonal You’ll want to keep your shoulders facing Forward over your front knee to come out of this pose press into the floor with your right foot and then slowly step your left foot back up into Tadasana to come into veer of a drisana one on the left side turn your Right toes out 45 degrees and step it back wider than the legs distance apart bend your left knee in to a 90 degree angle Keeping that knee right above your ankle and with your outer edge of your back leg Press it into the floor as you reach up with your arms palms facing each other hips are on the same height but they are slightly facing the diagonal and you’re pressing down through your feet and your legs as you’re reaching up through your arms as Before to come out press into the floor with your left foot and set back into Tadasana