The 3rd part of the three part series includes a video of two modified versions of Downward-Facing Dog using a chair for a prop. Also a video of Extended Puppy Pose version of Down Dog. Tight, weak or injured shoulders, the chair or Extended Puppy versions may work well for you.
Part 2 of the 3 part series Downward-Facing Dog (DFD). This video shows the bent knees version of DFD if your heels don’t reach the floor. Beginners and those with tight hamstrings will have bent knees. Also in this post are the benefits of DFD.
Adhomukha Svanasan (Downward-Facing Dog, DFD). This pose resembles an upside down V and of course a dog stretching. A pose seen in most types of Yoga done several to many times per class. Some of the jobs of DFD are; transition, resting, strengthening,
Monday June 4 was my last day working at DTS as a computer tech so I can step up my Yoga training to become certified in the area of Therapeutic Yoga. I am also adding classes at the YMCA (Yoga and other classes), can give private Yoga lessons and Reiki treatments.