Upward Facing Dog / Urdhva Mukha Svanasana8 min
Join this 10-minute tutorial to breakdown Upward Facing Dog, or Urdhva Mukha Svanasana! Did you know that one of the most common Yoga injuries is caused by over engagement of the gluteus muscles in backbends and typically results in low back pain? Learning the correct alignment in foundational backbends like Upward Facing Dog can help ensure that your practice is pain free.
Tune in for this video to learn why you might feel pain in this posture, how to resolve it, and to gain a deeper understanding of how proper alignment of this simple backbend can help you with more challenging back-bending postures.