Refresh your Downward Dog – Flexibility for a stiff hips | Yoga with Rita – Fulcrum Blu

Can’t figure out what to do in your practice? Downward dog is a sure bet — the pose has so many benefits, and learning the nuances of the alignment may take a lifetime. Start where you are — like the accessible puppy dog variation in order to work the details of shoulder alignment, then proceed from there!
01:11 Puppy dog on finger tip tops
01:48 Puppy dog focus of pelvis over knees
02:33 Arm action – bent elbow movement to create shoulder flexibility
03:58 Customize your hand placement alongside your ribs
04:21 Bent knee pelvic movement for lumbar length
05:32 Dog with wide stance for stiff pelvis
08:23 Sway the pelvis in dog for length of side body
10:03 Walk the dog
10:38 Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana
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