Exploring Modifications in Virabhadrasana A (Warrior 1) Pose

Virabhadrasana 1 (Warrior 1 pose) is a wonderful warming yoga posture that can be enjoyed in most hatha yoga practices when aligned mindfully. Yielding numerous benefits, Warrior 1 pose¬†strengthens the shoulders, arms, thighs, ankles and the muscles of the back; expands the chest, lungs and shoulders; stretches the hip flexors, abdomen, and ankles; develops stamina …

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Defining the Purpose of Hatha Yoga Poses

Asana can be defined as a physical Yoga posture or position that is designed to help master the body and enhance the body's functions.¬†Yoga poses are, in essence, Yoga exercises creating strength and endurance, improving circulation and energy flow, cleansing organs and other systems, and expanding muscles and joints. With all these benefits, we can …