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Dog pose looking down 
Adho Mukha Svanasana

Dog Looking Down- Adho Mukha Svanasan- Downward-Facing Dog

The dog pose is considered to be one of the basic poses in yoga. Babies sometimes do it in their developmental way upwards (between crawling and standing and of course also after) as they play with weight transfers between legs and arms. In this position as in any other position we seek to find the balance between the arms and legs, meaning that the weight will be divided equally between the front and back of the body. At first when practicing the pose there is a tendency for a lot of load to accumulate on the wrists as well as in the shoulder and shoulder area.

Benefits: A position that stimulates the body and yet helps to release and relieve mental stress. Strengthens a shoulder strap, arms, legs. Stretches shoulders, back thigh muscles, arms. Improves digestion, relieves headaches, back pain and fatigue.

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