Transforming Fear to Joy

The inverted V pose is yoga’s most famous for a reason

Of the many shapes seen in a yoga class, probably the most famous is the inverted V of downward-facing dog or Adho Mukha Svanasana. Adho Mukha Svanasana serves many purposes in a yoga practice — assessment, transition, resting, inversion, strengthening and rejuvenating.




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Author: Helen Maupin

Helen is passionate about transforming fear into love — from her, for her, for all. She expresses her commitment to transformation through writing poetry, self-awareness and yoga books, co-designing organizations into adaptive enterprises and deepening her daily meditation and yoga practices.


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