Prenatal Warrior II Pose

Warrior II For The Pregnant Body

The Prenatal Warrior II Pose, Strengthens Shoulders and Hamstrings, Stretches Inner Thighs, and Quadriceps

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Begin with Mountain Pose (standing position with arms at sides).
  • Leading with right foot, take a big step sideways. The distance between your feet is about the length of one leg. Toes point straight.
  • Raise your arms slowly to shoulder level. Fingers point straight.
  • Shoulders are stacked directly over hips.
  • Slowly turn your head to the right gazing at right hand.
  • Breath deeply as you hold the Warrior II pose for 20 to 30 seconds.
  • After holding, release the pose and repeat leading with the left foot.
MODIFICATIONS
  • Step feet closer if your pose isn’t steady, or you’re not comfortable with the distance.
  • Hands in prayer position at the heart center, if your shoulders are tired.
  • Reduce holding time if you feel tired, or strained.



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