Improve your focus and stability while strengthening your arms, legs and back by doing the Warrior I. Also called the Forward Facing Warrior, this yoga pose 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. Just follow these instructions to do this yoga pose.
How to Do the Warrior I
- 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.
- Raise both your arms high up overhead. Keep your chest facing front and engage your core.
- Relax your shoulders. Hold the position and take deep breaths.
Practice this easy yoga pose today!