Adho Mukha Mandukasana
This is a Sanskrit Name for Yoga Poses, Postures and Asana
English Name for this Yoga Pose, Posture and Asana is Downward Facing Frog Pose
Persons who can't do Adho Mukha Mandukasana / Downward Facing Frog Pose:
Recent or chronic injury to the knees, hips, or legs
Benefits of Adho Mukha Mandukasana / Downward Facing Frog Pose to the Body Parts:
Reduces stress and anxiety.
Opens the hip flexors, hamstrings and groins.
Strengthens the quadriceps and inner thigh muscles.
Stretches the abdomen, chest and shoulders.
Modifications + Variations to Adho Mukha Mandukasana / Downward Facing Frog Pose:
Place a folded blanket under the knees or elbows
Vinyasa Poses to Adho Mukha Mandukasana / Downward Facing Frog Pose:
Before this pose: Table pose, Dog pose, Cat pose, Lion pose, Gracious pose.
After this pose: Table pose, Dolphin pose, Prone pose.
How to do Adho Mukha Mandukasana / Downward Frog Pose:
Begin in Marjaryasana / Cat Pose.
Bring your forearms on the floor and join your palms.
Spread your knees as wide as you can without touching your thighs to the floor.
Raise your tailbone towards the ceiling and stay in this pose for 3 to 6 long breaths.
To come out of this pose, bring your upper body on the floor and rest in Balasana / Child’s Pose.