upward facing dog

The Forgotten Pose: Upward Facing Dog

The Forgotten Pose: Upward Facing Dog

When chaturanga is properly performed, the transition to upward facing dog is seamless. From the low pushup position the transition is simply straightening the arms, sending the chest through the arms, rolling over the feet to the toenail side, and pressing down through the toenails to lift the thighs off of the mat.