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Weekend Yoga: Downward-Facing Dog
Published: 04/28/2013

If you are looking for a quick pick-me-up, skip the coffee and instead try the Downward-Facing Dog yoga pose! It is a revitalizing pose that is traditionally used to: 

  • Calm the brain and relieve stress and mild depression
  • Energize the body
  • Stretch the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, arches and hands
  • Strengthen the arms and legs
  • Prevent osteoporosis

It is also said to help improve digestion and to relieve headaches, insomnia, back pain and fatigue. Learn how to do the Downward-Facing Dog.

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