Virtual Yoga: Downward Dog Vinyasa II
Down Dog > Down Plank > Stick > Up Dog > Down Dog
Short Vinyasas Are A Good Way To Focus On Areas That Need Improvement
This is a short video demonstration of 4 fluid poses: Downward Facing Dog, followed by Downward Plank, into Stick Pose, into Upward Facing Dog, and finishing in Downward Facing Dog. Avoid collapsing shoulders. Keep them neutral and strong.
Modifications: To modify Stick Pose, lean on your thighs.
Benefits: Stretches hamstrings, front of neck. Strengthens backside, arms. Short vinyasas help to improve your overall practice by focusing your attention on areas that need improvement.
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