How-To Do Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)


Learn how to do a proper downward dog pose with Yoga Teacher Ivorie Jenkins. The first step is making sure that your wrist creases are parallel to the top of your mat. Once you've done that, press your fingertips into your mat and bend your back into a cow pose before moving into a downward dog. Follow along with Ivorie in her How-To.

Ivorie Jenkins is a Yoga therapist and E-RYT 500 who has dedicated herself to the practice, study, and teaching of Yoga since it revealed its benefits during her professional dance career. After receiving a B. A. in Communication Studies from Northwestern University, Ivorie embarked on a fifteen-year professional dance career. Ivorie is now a full-time Yoga teacher and Yoga therapist, based in Los Angeles, teaching for the most sought after studios and wellness companies including Alo Yoga, Equinox, Sweat Yoga, Tantris and several corporate clients. 

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