How to Do the Warrior I

Gain muscle strength improved, balance and concentration by doing the Warrior I!

How to Do Warrior I

Improve your focus and stability while strengthening your arms, legs and back by doing the Warrior I. This yoga pose is one of the basic standing moves that help you develop mindfulness. It helps ease stress, fatigue and anxiety, allowing both your mind and body to relax after a tough day.

Also called the Forward Facing Warrior, this yoga move encourages blood circulation and opens up your chest for improved respiratory health. It’s a great strengthening workout that will relax and calm your body as well as your mind. If you’re looking for a good relaxing stretch after sitting the entire day at the office, this is the perfect yoga move for you.

Just follow these instructions to do this yoga pose.

How to Do the Warrior I

  1. Begin in a standing position. Place one foot to the back and your other foot forward. If you step your left foot back, your right foot should step forward with your right knee bent. Make sure your knee is directly above your ankle. The position looks similar to a lunge.
  2. Raise both your arms high up overhead. Keep your chest facing front and engage your core.
  3. Relax your shoulders. Hold the position and take deep breaths.

Practice this easy yoga pose today!

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