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Asana of the Day: Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana).

The quintessential pose.

It took me f o r e v e r to finally feel comfortable in downward dog. My wrist and upper body strength was poor when I first started, so going into downward dog was certainly not a rest pose.

However, when you can get your body used to and attuned to all the nuances of the pose, it becomes a truly enjoyable mild inversion with lots of benefits.

Including: spinal decompression, shoulder opening, and hamstring stretching. Continue reading “Asana of the Day: Downward Facing Dog”