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Warrior Three Pose

Angle-Based Images: Warrior Three Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Warrior Three Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Warrior Three Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Warrior Three Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Warrior Three Pose Video
Warrior Three Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in a standing forward bend.
Warrior Three Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Walk your hands on the ground, underneath your shoulders.
Warrior Three Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Keeping soft knees, transfer your weight into your left foot, then lift your right leg high behind you.
Warrior Three Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Reach through your right heel (as if it were pressing something away from it) and internally rotate your right thigh so that your toes point toward the ground.
Warrior Three Pose: Step 5
Step 5 Lift your arms off the ground and reach them forward to frame your face. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths, then repeat on the other side.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Keep your hands on the ground or on blocks.

Tips

Not recommended for those with high blood pressure or knee maladies.

Benefits

Improves balance, posture, and focus. Strengthens entire lower body, abdominals, and back.

Modifications

Other variations of this pose include taking your hands together in a prayer at the center of your chest, or reaching your arms back, in line with your torso.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Core Exercises
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