Objective:

To strengthen the whole body specially the arms, legs, shoulders and feet. Regular practice of Adho Mukha Svanasana calms the mind and relieves headache, insomnia and fatigue.

Safety Instruction and Technique

  1. Start by coming on all fours to form tabletop.
  2. Make sure your hands and directly under your shoulder and your knees are in line with your hips. Your back should be straight.
  3. Now, take a deep breath and straighten your legs pushing your hips up. Your body should be in an inverted V position and your feet should be flat on the floor.
  4. Try to touch your ears to the inner part of your arm. Hold this position and take a few deep breaths.
  5. Come back to the tabletop position and relax.

Note:  Avoid practicing this asana if you suffer from Carpal tunnel syndrome, high blood pressure, or weak eye capillaries. Pregnant women should practice this asana with caution