Posture Clinic - Downward Dog

March 29, 2017

Adho Mukha śvānāsana - Downward Facing Dog

 

Adho Mukha means having the face downwards. Svana means a dog. The pose resembles a dog stretching itself with head and forelegs down and the hind legs up, hence the name - B.K.S Iyengar, Light on Yoga.