Warrior 1 is a basic yoga pose included in almost all yoga classes, yet many of us are still doing it wrong. Here's a guide to not only help you do this pose properly but also protect you from injuries.
When incorporating this asana into your daily yoga sequence, you will start to notice more definition and strength in your shoulders, arms, legs, ankles and back. Your hips, chest and lung will feel more open. As well as, your balance, stability and focus with improve. Warrior 1 energizes your whole body increasing your circulation and respiration. So next time you start your home practice, be sure not to skip Warrior 1, in fact hold it a couple extra breaths. And don't forget to do both sides.
By Jordan Wiman 200RYT Instructor
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