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Downward Facing Dog

Oct 28th, 2011
  • Begin in Table position (hands and knees), hands under the shoulders, and knees directly beneath the hips.
  • Tuck the toes under, lift your hips to the sky, and start to straighten the legs; visualize yourself in an upside-down ā€œVā€ position.
  • Press your hands into the mat, and stretch your chest toward your thighs; head hangs heavy like a bowling ball.
  • Heels stretch down toward the ground.
  • To deepen the stretch, alternate bending and straightening one leg at a time before settling into the posture