Ayurveda Kapha Pacifying Yoga: Reverse Warrior | Banyan Botanicals

Reverse Warrior (Viparita Virabhadrasana)

A Kapha Pacifying Yoga Pose

Reverse Warrior

From warrior II, take a deep breath to drop your left hand to the back of your left thigh or calf. Reach your right arm overhead and extend it along side your right ear with the palm facing down. Secure the upper arm into the shoulder socket. Continue to lunge into the right leg and breathe into your side body.

Kapha Focus:

Gaze up and fully fill the lungs with your breath. Feel the ribs expand with each inhalation.

Benefits:

Develops strength in the legs, stretches the intercostal muscles, encourages deeper breathing and builds heat.