Forward Extensions

Adho Mukha Virasana (Downward Facing Hero Pose)

Downward Facing Hero Pose
Level: All Levels

Adho = downward. Mukha = face. Vira = Hero.

Organizing the pose

    • Come into Virasana (Hero Pose).
    • Inhale, lift up through the trunk.
    • Exhale and fold forward from the tops of the thighs, reaching the arms forward.
    • If the head comes to the floor, reach back and grab hold of the heels.