Strengthens and stretches legs, stretches chest and shoulders, relieves backaches, increases core strength.
Begin in Mountain Pose.
Step your feet wide apart and stretch your arms out to either side, palms facing down.
Turn one foot, so it is pointing to the side, then bend your knee on that leg.
Look beyond your front fingertips.
Hold this pose for a couple of breaths.
Straighten your front leg, then turn your toes back to facing forward.
Lower your arms, then repeat on your opposite side.
Warrior Poses are an excellent opportunity to repeat affirmations, like “I am Strong!”