Warrior 1 to Warrior 2

Shayna Hiller

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Shayna breaks down the common transition of Warrior 1 to Warrior 2 aka Vira 1 to Vira 2.

A Level 1 sequence, Warrior 1 to Warrior 2 is a common transition used in many Vinyasa Flow sequences.  It is used so often because it feels so great and just fits perfect.  You will find that after holding Warrior 1 the flow into Warrior to is to much relief and it feels as though your coming back to your home base like the root note in a musical scale.  Whence in Warrior 2 you get to build upon the strength and focus used in Warrior 1 and bring a little more joy and lightness into the pose.  It is common to tense your shoulders in this pose so put some extra attention to relaxing and releasing your shoulder down your back. *Modifications: Bend your front knee to your degree.  Some days you might feel like going deep and hitting that high note or right angle and other days you may want to stay in the 45degree state and give your body a rest.  Every body and every day is unique so always listen closely to your bodies needs in the moment. Watch as Shayna moves your fluidly from Warrior 1 to Warrior 2!