Last week in his post “Sequencing in the Style of Krishnamacharya, Part 2” Baxter described a Krishnamacharya-style mini vinyasa. Unfortunately at the time we didn’t have—and couldn’t find—a suitable set of photographs we could use to illustrate the pose that he was describing. However, the next time we had one of our little photo sessions, Nina cleverly decided to sneak in a few extras shots to illustrate the Warrior 2 mini vinyasa Baxter wrote about in his post. And Baxter had the idea of including a bonus set of photos to illustrate a second mini vinyasa, Warrior 1. We are now delighted to share the new photos with you, along with instructions for practicing the two mini vinyasas.
Moving in and out of a pose your breath can be very helpful if you’re feeling fatigued or even depressed. Although it’s not as physical demanding as holding a pose for a long time, this way of practicing can be quite energizing and uplifting. If you have never practiced Warrior 1 or 2 dynamically, give it a try sometime and let us know what you think!
Warrior 2 Vinyasa
Start with your feet four feet apart, adjusted as usual, with your legs straight and your arms relaxed at your sides.
Warrior 1 Vinyasa
The Warrior 1 mini vinyasa is very similar to the Warrior 2 mini vinyasa. Start with your feet four feet apart in Warrior 1 stance, with your legs straight and your arms relaxed at your sides.