Below are four of the main stances that have their own advantages and disadvantages. Remember to have your feet shoulder width apart, with your body weight equally distributed between the balls and midsection of your feet.
Even Stance or square stance is a natural position that is easy to reproduce. Some archers may have problems with clearance as the string may cause string clearance problems if you are of a larger build.
Closed Stance can give an excellent base for uneven ground and improve alignment; however it will reduce string clearance.