By| Published: November 6th, 2017
Learn to be strong, determined, compassionate, and confident like a warrior for a healthy and happy mind, body, and soul!
Virabhadrasana III is the Sanskrit name for Warrior III Pose. In addition to representing a spiritual warrior, the name is also derived from “Virabhadra”, an incarnation of Shiva who was a great warrior and known to be strong, determined, confident, and compassionate.
Body Parts at Work
This pose in its full expression puts the shoulders, arms, abdomen, legs, and ankles at work.
Calms the brain, and improves focus and concentration.
- Strengthens back muscles
- Invigorates and energizes the body, hence increasing the stamina
- Stimulates abdominal organs and aids in digestion
- Improves balance, stability, and posture
- Therapeutic for infertility, back pain, and menstrual disorders.
To reap the ultimate benefits from this pose, try to incorporate into your daily routine. However, always practice under the guidance of a certified Yoga Practitioner and avoid if you have an ankle injury or high blood pressure.