Adho Mukha Svana

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Downward-Facing Dog Pose:  

  • Energizes the body
  • Stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves and hands
  • Strengthens the arms and legs
  • Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression
  • releases tension from your spine
  • Improves your digestive system
  • Relieves back pain, headaches, insomnia and fatigue
  • Therapeutic for high blood pressure, asthma, flat feet, sciatica, sinusitis

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • – Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • – Diarrhea
  • – Avoid this pose in late-term pregnancy
  • Eye or inner ear infection

WATCH AND LEARN

How to do Downward-Facing Dog Pose :

10 Minutes Beginner’s Yoga Sequence :

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