“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”
The humble warrior teaches us to bow down to our efforts and our strength with grace and wisdom. The warrior with in us all teaches us all when to fight for what we believe in, when to stand for peace, and how to find the balance between the two.
Benefits of the Pose:
- Stretches lungs, chest, & shoulders
- Opens heart
- Releases tension in the spine & neck
- Strengthens & stretches arms, thighs, & calves
Start off in Warrior II. Take your hands behind your back and interlace your fingers. Open up your chest by drawing your shoulder blades together and your hands down towards the earth. Square up your chest to the front of the room and begin to bow forward. Allow your shoulder to rest or line up with your front knee as your hands continue to reach towards the sky. Breathe here. Relax the neck and create a micro bend in your arms.