Move with Ease
Stand with one foot a cushty distance ahead, and your again foot at a slight angle to the entrance (45 levels or much less). Your hips and shoulders face ahead. On an inhalation, bend your entrance knee, putting your chest barely forward of your pelvis as you arch your again, and raise your arms. On an exhalation, straighten your entrance knee and decrease your arms, shifting again to the beginning place.
KEEP YOUR CHIN LEVEL
So you keep away from compression in your neck.
BRING YOUR CHEST SLIGHTLY PAST YOUR PELVIS
So you keep away from compression in your low again.
KEEP YOUR KNEE OVER YOUR ANKLE
Make positive to guard your joints; don’t let your knee transfer previous your ankle.
See additionally Warrior I Pose
Virabhadrasana I Adaptations
About our Author
Yoga therapist Gary Kraftsow advanced this strategy to yoga from the teachings transmitted by T. Krishnamacharya and T.Okay.V. Desikachar of Madras, India. Gary is the director and senior instructor of the American Viniyoga Institute; the writer of two books: Yoga for Wellness and Yoga for Transformation, 4 DVDs, and a number of other on-line workshops, together with Pranayama Unlocked, Meditation Unlocked, Yoga Therapy for Depression, Yoga Therapy for Better Sleep, Yoga Therapy for Anxiety, and Asana Unlocked. Learn extra at viniyoga.com.
About our Model
Model Evan Soroka is a Viniyoga therapist in Aspen, Colorado. Learn extra at evansoroka.com.