¡Adho Mukha Vrksasana continues the themes of keeping the arms parallel and opening the shoulders at 180-dcgree angles. In this pose, you also bring your shoulders directly over your wrists, which is an action you'll repeat in Urdhva Dhanurasana.
Take Adho Mukha Svanasana, with your fingertips four to five inches from the wall. Set an intention to stay focused and quiet as you head into an energizing inversion. On an inhalation, rock your shoulders forward so they stack directly over your wrists, and look slightly forward of your fingertips. Step your feet in a few inches to get your hips a little higher, and comc onto your tiptoes in a short, high Adho Mukha Svanasana. Commit to a steady drishti to draw your attention firmly into the present moment. Exhale and step your right foot forward,
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