Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog)

Asana 17
Adho Mukha Svanasana
(Downward-Facing Dog)

One of the most widely popular and most performed yoga poses.

Provides excellent stretch all-over.

Place firmly both palms and feet onto the floor.

Simplicity is the word here. Breathe in and out a few times and we are good to go.

Inhale – position your body in a comfortable manner.

Exhale – lift your knee from the floor and keep both arms and legs straight.

While holding up to 5/10 counts focus on normal breathing.

Improves and boosts self-confidence. Strengthens/tones arms and legs. Also strengthens and lengthens the spine.

Instructions and photograph by Personal Yoga Trainer K.B. Murale.

Sittam Param

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