Sanskrit name: Adho Mukha Svanasana.
Yoga pose imitating a dog who streches.
This pose is part of the succession performed for the Sun Salutation poses as well.
Recommendations and precautions:
The Downward Facing Dog pose is categorized as an inverse yoga pose. These poses are extremely important because they inverse gravitational effects on one’s body, positively impacting blood and lymph flow. Practice the Downward Facing Dog pose during Yogilates classes. Learn more here.