How to Do Warrior Two Pose in Postpartum


How to Do the Warrior Two Pose in Postpartum

Let’s R E S E T your Warrior II yoga pose to feel powerful and energized in this foundational yoga position.

Warrior II pose may seem simple compared to the inversions and balance poses you see on social media, but when done right this asana requires a combination of standing strength, balance and focus.  Let’s R E S E T your Warrior II to feel grounded, strong and confident in this standing yoga pose.

Warrior II is an iteration of the Warrior pose (virabhadrasana in Sanskrit) that’s popular as a standalone asana or as part of a flow sequence. This full-body pose strengthens and mobilizes the hips and legs, and opens the shoulders and chest. Warrior II is popular for its simplicity and accessibility, but a few tweaks and a bit of awareness toward alignment can make this pose really deliver the heat for the hips and core! ?

?Follow along with Laura to understand how Downward Dog pose should feel in YOUR body before your next yoga session!⁠⁠

How to Do the Warrior II Pose Correctly in Postpartum

Sound ON to get the expert cues you need to be sure the Warrior II pose is safe and effective for YOUR body!

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When Can I Run, Jump & Lift Weights In Postpartum?

When do you “graduate” from postpartum workouts and know you’re ready for heavy lifting, high impact and more intensity? Here’s how to know.

A quick google of the term “postpartum…”

What? don’t pretend you don’t google medical stuff, too!

A quick google of the term “postpartum” will have your head spinning.

Are you postpartum for the 6 weeks before your postpartum checkup?

Are you postpartum for the first 3 months after baby is born, aka the “fourth trimester?”

Are you postpartum for the year of infancy, about 12 months?

Or maybe you’ve encountered the #postpartumisforever trend on social media encouraging women to embrace the changes in their body, however long they may last?


When you move onto high-intensity training depends more on how you feel and less about the exact timeline since your little people were born.

Some mamas might feel ready to lift weights but not jump. Others might love running but feel back pain while attempting to lift heavy.

Understand your body is giving you feedback and use that feedback to adust intensity or exercises according to your needs that day.

Your best best? A qualified coach like our pal Reena Parekh, mama of 2 and co-creator of the Mama Reset Run Well program in our Membership.

Laura sat down for a chat with Reena about moving from mat work to barbells, jumping and running.

Learn the best way to start adding intensity and impact to your workouts, how to know when you’ve pushed too far and what “level” of core training is appropriate for you!

(Hint: when you’re ready to return to running or join that barbell class you’ll still need the core & pelvic floor training, moblility and strength work to support those new routines! Where better to get those supportive workouts than Mama Reset?)

Returning to high-intensity exercise and weightlifting in postpartum with Guest Expert Reena Parekh

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