Yoga for Kids Upward Facing Dog Pose (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana)


Help your kid to start this yoga pose.

Being on the ground, tell you kid to place on the stomach.

Now say to bring the hands up by his shoulders and palms should be on the floor. Start inhaling and simultaneously press the hands onto the ground. Now try to straight the arms and lift the head and torso upwards as higher as your kid is comfortable to do. Keep the elbows near to the body.

Stay in this position and breathe easily. Breathe very deeply and stay in this position for at least 30- 60 seconds.  

Exhale and prepare to return to the ground.

Benefits of Upward Facing Dog Pose: This pose helps to strengthens the spine, stretches and opens the chest, also helps to relieve fatigue and stress, It is also very much helpful to relieve the symptoms of asthma.

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