Urdhva = Upward, Mukha = Face, Svana = Dog, Asana = Pose
Pronounced as OORD-vah-MOO-kah-shvah-NAS-anna
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana is a back-bending yoga posture that strengthens the arms, wrists and spine. It also stretches the back and relieves the body of lower back ache.
How to do Urdhva Mukha Svanasana
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga-poses/urdhva-mukha-svanasana