#Wellness Wednesday - Yoga For Life: Week 96

 

Wellness Wednesday Week 96: Bound Warrior 1

Benefits:

Opens chest.

Strengthens legs and core

Improves balance.

Foundation & General Alignment:

Start with regular Warrior 1, instead of hands out to side bring them behind back and clasp hands together.

Shoulders are back and away from ears.

Head is leaning back with shoulders.

Core in engaged and keeping body straight.

Both legs are engaged and keeping body from sagging.

Knee of bent leg is directly over ankle.

Feet are pressing evenly into ground.

Common Problems: 

Knee is too far over ankle.

Back is more curved than straight.

Legs are not engaged causing body to sag towards ground.

Modifications:

Can be done with back knee on ground.

Hands do not have to be clasped behind back.

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