Pose: Humble Warrior
Affirmation: I Love My Hips
Week 4: Strength Poses
Strengthens and Stretches: Quadriceps, glutes, psoas, groin, chest, torso, hips, ankles, shoulders and calves.
How To Do It: Begin in downward facing dog. Inhale lift left leg up, exhale step it through between the hands. Lift hands to heavens. Bend the front knee to a 90 degree angle making sure the knee is directly over the heel of your front foot. Keep back leg extended with foot pressed into the mat and toes pointed 45 degrees away from the body. Clasp hands behind you and hinge at hips, bringing the left shoulder to the inside of the left thigh. For more challenge, lift fists up off of glutes. Breath here for 3 full rounds of breath then repeat on opposite side.
When To Do It: In the morning to stretch out legs and wake up torso and hips. Mid-day for an energy boost. Incorporate this pose throughout your yoga practice.
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