Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog) – Overview


This Asana Digest covers: Upward Facing Dog Pose

Sanskrit & Naming

  • Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

OORD-vah MOO-kah shvon-AHS-ahna

“urdhva” = raised or upward

“mukha” = face

“svana” = dog

Upward Facing Dog Pose

Heart of Pose

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