Strengthens legs, arms, and neck; stretches inner legs, hips, and obliques; opens chest and shoulders; increases self-esteem.
Begin in Warrior II Pose.
Keep your body open to the side, and lower your back arm down your back leg.
Bring your front arm up to the sky, with your palm facing behind you.
Reach your heart up towards the sky, and look up at your fingertips.
Hold this pose for a couple of breaths, then return to Warrior II Pose.
Repeat on your opposite side.
Warrior Poses are an excellent opportunity to incorporate affirmations, like “I am Strong!”