Yoga: Extended puppy pose

Extended puppy pose: Step 1

Photo of a woman in step one of yoga pose 1
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Caution: If you have knee problems or if you feel any pain when you do these poses, stop. Talk to a yoga instructor about how to modify the pose. Or ask him or her to teach you a different pose that doesn't cause pain.

Start out on a mat or carpet on your hands and knees. Align your body so that your shoulders are directly above your wrists and your hips are in line with your knees. Inhale.

Last Updated: July 14, 2008

Medical Review: Catherine D. Serio, PhD - Behavioral Health & David A. Fleckenstein, MPT - Physical Therapy

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