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Down Dog Split Pose

Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose Video
Down Dog Split Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in Down Dog.
Down Dog Split Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Reach your right leg high, in-line with your body—toes face down, hips square. Keep reaching your left heel toward the ground, and keep your shoulders square. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths and then repeat on the other side.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for those with high blood pressure, or those suffering from wrist, ankle, or shoulder maladies.

Benefits

Opens the backs of the legs and spine. Releases head and neck tension. Improves blood flow to the entire body. Improves circulation in the legs.

Modifications

Keep your shoulders square.

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