Downward dog is the backbone of most yoga practices. It offers a chance to recover from more strenuous poses in the form of a full body stretch.
What it is: Our version of this pose uses a table or desk and can be done in a crowded classroom.
Why we love it: Downward dog is a great pose to help energize your class. It can help students awaken their minds and apply greater focus to the lesson or task before them.
How to do it:
Downward dog helps to stretch and strengthen your whole body – arms, back, torso and legs. It energizes the body and helps calm the brain and may relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression.
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