Sun Salutation B

I’ll be posting four versions of the Sun Salutation Series (Suryama Namaskars). Sun Salutations are a great way to stretch your major muscles, develop concentration, and create energy by building heat within the body. When you don’t have a lot of time but are looking for a satisfying yoga pick me up, try doing this series 3-5 times! [Read more...]

Downward-Facing Dog – Adho Mukha Svanasana

Downward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

  • Starting in table with hands directly under your shoulders, fan apart your fingers and press all four corners of your hands into the mat.
  • Bring your knees back about 2 inches behind your hips.
  • Inhale and lift your hips up towards the sky, keeping your knees as wide apart as your ankles.
  • Keep your arms straight, but not locked and draw the muscles up your arms into your shoulders.
  • Draw your shoulders blades onto you back
  • Straighten your legs and press your thighbones back into your hamstrings.
  • Root from your tailbone down through your legs to work on bringing your heels towards the floor.