We all know that asanas are beneficial for our physical and mental development there are many asanas but here we will discuss about virbhadrasana.
Virabhadra’s Pose is also known as the Warrior Pose. Virbhadrasana has profound mythology and history behind it. The name has been inspired by the creator of Yoga, Lord Shiva, Actually, Vira means a Brave or Hero and Bhadra means Friend, but somehow in English translation meaning got lost. There are three variations named as Virabhadrasana-I, Virabhadrasana-II, and Virabhadrasan-III
The upper body is erect, feet wide open and grounded, with both hands up to the sky and a gentle back band. With gentle breathing.
During this Asana the warrior is calm and looking straight at the aim or goal, back foot grounded, front foot 90-degree bend, waist open towards the long side of the mat, arms widespread, ready to protect or attack. Breathing in belly gently.
Therapeutic for carpal tunnel syndrome, flat feet, infertility, osteoporosis, and sciatica
It is a dynamic standing posture that is well known for its stamina. Keeping your knee slightly bend can be helpful in creating a balance. The position of arms can vary in this asana like both in front, out to the sides, pointing the back or you can keep your palms together in front of you. The other leg is paralleled to the ground.
Therapeutic Applications- Sciatica
You also need strength and stability in the feet muscles, knees, back, abdominal, hips, legs and elbows. Poses that can help with this include:
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