Adho Mukha Shvanasana

Adho Mukha Shvanasana
Downward-Facing Dog Pose

This is a powerfully calming asana once you can be comfortable in it. In addition to stretching the extremities, it’s a partial inversion, so subtle gravity will draw prana to the brain if you keep your spine straight. Make a straight spine your highest priority in this asana. Then the affirmation will come to life:

“Calmness radiates from every fiber of my being.”



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