Hero pose, also known as Vīrāsana, comes from the word vira, meaning hero, and asana, meaning seat or posture.
Instructions for Hero Pose
- Kneel on the floor
- Sit back onto your heels for beginner. Sit back between your feet for advanced practitioners.
- Lengthen through your spine and breath.
Benefits of Hero Pose
- Stretches the thighs and ankles
Contraindications for Hero Pose
- Knee or ankle injuries