There is no left or right to Bear but you can step into Bear with your left or right foot.
Transfer your weight into one leg letting the knee slightly bend as it takes the weight of the body, then step directly out to one side, shoulder / hip width apart placing the heel, ball of foot then the toes down transferring the body weight evenly on to both feet, toes pointing forwards, knees loose and slightly bent, keeping the back straight but soft, shoulders relaxed not rounding them forwards or pulling them backwards, crown of the head pulling upwards but not letting the chin pull in, eyes looking forwards into the near distance.
Make sure you think of both feet together while feeling the ball of the big toe, the ball of the little toe and the outside of the heel which are the key points of the foot. If you have difficulty in feeling these points on the sole of the foot just gently rock backwards and forwards until you become aware of the individual contact points, after practicing this for a while you will eventually instantly feel these points and be like the Bear strong powerful and decisive.
Front Side Back
are strong powerful and decisive, associated with the earth element which stimulates the spleen, pancreas and stomach.