Top Tip Tuesday bringing some #balance to you with
#virabhadrasana3 #warrior 3
This pose strengthens the whole back side of the body, including the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, ankles, and back. It also tones and strengthens the abdominal muscles. It improves balance, posture, and full-body coordination
Starting with your feet hip-distance apart and come into your Warrior 1
Then press your weight into your right foot. Lift your left leg as you lower your torso, bringing your body parallel to the ground. Your arms, still extended, will now reach forward.
Flex your left foot and reach out through your heel, as if you're pressing a wall behind you.
Keep the muscles of both legs actively engaged. Straighten your standing leg as you continue to lift the left leg, but do not lock your knees.
Work toward bringing your arms, torso, hips, and raised leg parallel to the floor. You may need to lower the hip of your raised leg slightly in order to bring your hips parallel to your mat.
Stretch your body from your fingertips all the way through your lifted heel.
Gaze at the floor a few feet in front of your body.
Hold the pose for 30 seconds. To release, exhale as you softly lower your left foot back to the floor, coming again into Warrior I before stepping back to the front of the mat.
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