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Down Dog


Downward-Facing Dog Adho Mukha Svanasana

Learn how to make the most of this "resting pose" which is really quite active. Open and strengthen your shoulders and your upper back, and open the hamstrings, calves and ankles. Add the breath. When you've got the basics down, try the classes below that flow in and out of this universal pose.

Ready to work it?

Here are some classes featuring Downward-Facing Dog.