What goes up, must come down. And what better way to get a downward-facing dog than to do it the old fashioned way?
In this blog post, we’ll discuss three ways you can practice yoga and have a downward-facing dog at the same time.
Do it the old fashioned way (with a face-down, head over heels pose) -With your hands and feet in downward dog position on top of an exercise ball for some instability.
If you’re still not feeling like an up/down motion is happening, try adding stretches to either side of this sequence.
You can do pigeon pose by yourself or with a partner–you’ll be surprised how challenging that “rest” really feels!
Holding onto two chairs and taking deep breaths will create better alignment than when holding onto just one chair because you are using more muscle groups to hold each arm steady at different angles. With both arms engaged as well as your core muscles, chances of slipping out increase significantly until