This posture strengthens your legs, back, shoulders, and arms, building stamina. It opens your hips and chest, and improves balance. It is called the Warrior in reference to the fierce warrior, an incarnation of Shiva.
STEP 1: Start with the Mountain Pose.
STEP 2: Jump so that your feet are around four feet apart.
STEP 3: Raise both arms parallel to the floor. Turn your head to the left.
STEP 4: Turn your left foot 90 degrees to the left and bend your left knee. Keep the hips in the same angle (180 degrees) as for the arms. Stay in this position for 30 seconds to one minute.