This is the first in a three pose sequence. Warrior one beings with arms up, and upper arms against your ears. One leg should be bent infant of you with your knee directly over your ankle.The other leg should be straightened out behind you with your back foot at a forty-five degree angle.
This pose is a staple in yoga practice, where the yogi begins in child's pose, and then puts their toes into the mat followed by straightening their legs to achieve the body angle.
This pose in known to stretch ones back out, but more importantly works the core. You begin by laying on your stomach with arms reached back towards your feet, followed by simultaneously lifting your chest and legs into their air. Try to balance only on your hips.