Insights on yoga poses: 1. Downward Dog
A fascinating explanation of some of the benefits of Downward Facing dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana), as seen from the perspective of acupuncture!
This pose is considered to be one of the most complete poses, in that for the legs it requires the work of a standing pose, while for the arms it is an arm balance, for the front of the body it is a backbend, whereas for the back of the body it is a forward bend and, in addition, it offers the benefits of (increased circulation of blood in head) and prepares for inversions. Enjoy your practice!