Tag: leg strength
Practice: Utkata Konasana (Fiery Angle Pose / Goddess Pose / Horse Stance) + Why ‘New Year, New You’ Is Stopping Us From Loving The Body We’re In Right Now….
There are certain postures that feel incredibly empowering and strong, and Utkata Konaana – also known as Goddess Pose, Double Warrior and Horse Stance in Tai Chi and Qi Gong practices – is definitely one of them…. This stable, standing asana works to strengthen the legs – noticeably the thighs – and helps to open…
Practice: Virabhadrasana 3 / Warrior 3
Not my favourite posture, I’ll admit! Virabhadrasana 3 or Warrior 3 represents another aspect of the warrior Virabhadra in Indian mythology. (For just a little more detail on Virabhadrasana, click HERE). This asana is brilliant for strengthening the intrinsic muscles of the feet, the ankles, legs, hips and abdominal muscles, while testing our balance and will-power!…