Sanskrit Name: Catur Svanasana
English Translation: Quarter Dog Pose
Also Called: Dolphin or Puppy
- Begin in Downward Facing Dog. Spread your fingers wide and lower your forearms to the mat. Check to make sure you're creating a straight line between your elbows and middle fingers. Try to straighten your legs and lower your heels toward the ground.
- Relax your head between your arms, and direct your gaze through your legs or up toward your belly button. Hold for five breaths.
Learn more about this variation of Down Dog here.