Asana alignment: Downward facing dog

Downward Facing Dog or Adho mukha śvānāsana in Sanskrit is possibly the most recognised yoga posture, we work through this time and time again in our yoga practice. Seen as a basic posture to so many, it can actually be a tricky one to get right. Every human body works a little differently, but use these alignment cues and tips to help make your downward facing dog a little more comfortable for your body.