Tag "warriors"

peaceful warrior (shanti warrior)

Peaceful Warrior, also known as shanti (peace) warrior, is perfect to transition into from Warrior II (Virabhadrasana II). This pose is still strong like Warrior II, but it also adds some grace. The pose itself consists of a standing pose

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devotional warrior (humble warrior)

Devotional Warrior pose, sometimes known as Humble Warrior, does not have a Sanskrit name as it is not a traditional yoga pose. The name seems to be associated with the act of bowing down, as if in reverence, while performing

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warrior three (virabhadrasana iii)

Virabhadrasana III, also known as Warrior Three, is the third of the Warrior poses. However, it will not always come after Warrior One and Two since it’s a more advanced pose and it’s a good idea to work up to

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warrior two (virabhadrasana ii)

Warrior two is the second of the three main warrior poses. When in a yoga class it is also very common for the warrior two pose to follow warrior one. They just seem to go together so nicely. There are

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warrior one (virabhadrasana i)

Virabhadra, the great warrior created from a matted lock of Shiva’s (king of the “gods”) hair. He was created out of anger when Shiva’s wife Sati sacrificed herself herself due to her father Daksa, insulting her husbands honor. Read the full story

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