Hero Pose (Virasana) – Learn How To Practice This Asana In 3 Easy Steps | Yoga With Nutan



HERO POSE


Sanskrit Name – Virasana

Sanskrit Name Meaning – Vira – Hero, Asana - Pose

Type of Asana – Seated Yoga Pose

Target Areas – Core and leg muscles


WHAT IS HERO POSE (VIRASANA)?


Hero Pose (Virasana) is a seated yoga pose perfect for meditation and tired legs.


DO NOT PRACTICE HERO POSE (VIRASANA) IF:

  1. You have a knee or ankle injury

  2. You’ve recently had surgery

BENEFITS OF HERO POSE (VIRASANA)

  1. Improves posture and balance

  2. Strengthens your core and leg muscles

  3. Improves digestion

HOW TO PRACTICE HERO POSE (VIRASANA) IN 3 EASY STEPS

  1. Kneel on the ground. Your knees should touch and the tops of your feet should be on the floor slightly wider than hip width apart.

  2. Sit down on the ground between your feet. Your buttocks should touch the floor. If this is difficult, use a block. Lengthen your spine and sit up straight. Place your hands on your knees with your palms facing up or down (whatever you prefer)

  3. Practice this asana for as long as you feel comfortable and then exit the pose.


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HERO POSE (VIRASANA) VARIATION – LAY BACK

Deepen your practice by lying down on the floor in Reclining Hero Pose (Supta Virasana).


Reclining Hero Pose (Supta Virasana) – Learn How To Practice This Asana In 3 Easy Steps | Yoga With Nutan


PREPARATORY POSES


Bound Angle Pose – Baddha Konasana


Child’s Pose - Balasana


FOLLOW UP POSE


Lotus Pose – Padmasana


Crane Pose - Bakasana

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