Adho – Forward; Mukha – Face; Svana – Dog
The asana is pronounced as A-doh MOO-kah shvah-NAS-anna
Adho mukha svanasana posture replicates a dog bending forward, hence the name downward facing dog pose. This asana can be practiced by any beginner too and with all its benefits, one should include it as a part of daily yoga practice.
How to do the Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward facing dog pose)