How to do Upward Facing Dog – that’s our focus this month at Yoga 216. It’s often one of the first poses practitioners learn, but as yoga teachers it’s one we often see done incorrectly. Last week, in part one, we covered correct alignment of shoulders, arms and neck, this week we move on to the lower body.
Correct Alignment of Hips, Legs and Feet in Upward Facing Dog
Misalignment: Dumping into lower back, unengaged legs and feet.
The Fix: Firm up the legs and press through tops of the feet – all 10 toes should make contact with the floor – until your lower body lifts up and away from the mat.
Stay tuned for the third and final part of How to do Upward Facing Dog…