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Pose Name: Downward Facing Dog

Indian Name: Adho Mukha Svanasana

Benefits:
• This pose leaves you energized and rejuvenates the body • It lengthens the spine, strengthens the muscles of the chest increasing lung capacity • It brings strength throughout the body especially the arms, shoulders, legs, feet • Helps to tone muscles • It increases circulation to the brain • Calms the mind and helps relive headache, insomnia and fatigue

Precautions:
•Avoid doing this asana if you suffer from high blood pressure, Carpel tunnel syndrome, detached eye retina, weak eye capillaries, dislocated shoulder / shoulder injury or diarrhea