Sanskrit Name: Virabhadrasana 1
English Translation: Warrior 1 Pose
- Begin in Downward Facing Dog. Step your right foot forward between your hands. Turn your left heel in, press into your feet, and lift your torso up.
- Lift your arms up and press your palms together. Draw your shoulder blades down toward your hips and gaze up at your hands.
- Stay here for five breaths. Then come back to Downward Facing Dog, step your left foot forward and do Warrior 1 on the other side.
Learn more about correct alignment hip alignment when doing Warrior 1.