Adho Mukha Svanasana

Adho Mukha Svanasana is one of the most widely recognized asanas. Adho Mukha Svanasana means 'downward-facing dog posture.' It is used in almost all sun salutation series.

Adho Mukha Svanasana stimulates the heart, ovaries and prostate gland, bladder and kidneys, and improves general circulation. It also relieves the symptoms of stress, depression and menstrual problems. It stretches the inner thighs, groins and knees.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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