How-To Do Upward Facing Dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana)


Learn how to do upward-facing dog pose or Urdhva Mukha Svanasana with Yoga Teacher Ivorie Jenkins. Commonly used in a Sun Salutation Flow, this pose is great for improving upper body strength and opening up the chest for a deep stretch. For this pose, Ivorie uses her go-to Manduka Recycled Foam Blocks for extra support and a deeper stretch. Watch her How-To for more.

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. 

Check out Ivorie Jenkins' profile to learn more about the Yoga Teacher's career path.

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