Downward Dog

Downward Dog

February 06, 2018

Downward Dog

Adho Mukha Svanasana A popular pose that is highly recognised by those who do not do yoga. It is an all over rejuvenating stretch that is a common rest pose between more difficult poses.

The Benefits:

  • Calms the mind, relieves stress & energizes the body.
  • Can be therapeutic for high blood pressure, asthma and flat feet.
  • Improves mobility of the digestive systems.
  • Relieves back pain and fatigue.
  • Calms nervous systems.
  • Relieves menstrual discomfort.
  • Stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, arches, and hands.
  • Elongates and releases tension from your spine.
  • Strengthens your arms shoulders and back.


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