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Yoga Pose of the Week: Warrior 2 (Virabhadrasana II)
Warrior 2 (Virabhadrasana II) (veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna) Note: When bending the front knee, aim the inside of the knee toward the little-toe side of front foot to open your hips up. If having challenges, try shortening your stance while still keeping your front, bent knee stacked on top of your ankle. Benefits: -Strengthens shoulders, arms, thighs, legs and ankles -Stretches the groins, chest & lungs, legs, and shoulders -Stimulates abdominal organs & increases stamina -Relieves backaches -Therapeutic for carpal tunnel, flat feet, infertility, sciatica, & osteoporosis -Improves balance, concentration and core awareness.
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I love when I am in a class and we do this pose. Everyone in the room looks so fierce!
4 years ago·Reply
I know, right!? I love how this pose makes me feel too!! The name is so fitting!
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