Hero Pose

Vīrāsana वीरासन

hero pose

Hero pose, also known as Vīrāsana, comes from the word vira, meaning hero, and asana, meaning seat or posture.

Instructions for Hero Pose

  1. Kneel on the floor
  2. Sit back onto your heels for beginner. Sit back between your feet for advanced practitioners.
  3. Lengthen through your spine and breath.

Benefits of Hero Pose

  • Stretches the thighs and ankles

Contraindications for Hero Pose

  • Knee or ankle injuries