As one of the traditional Sun Salutation sequence poses, The Downward Facing Dog Pose is an excellent yoga asana all on its own.
Start with your hands and knees in the Table Pose, the tabletop position. Make certain you align your shoulders above your wrists as well as your hips aligned above your knees. Come to a flat back by lengthening the spine. Position your head and neck in a nonaligned place, staring down in the direction of the floor.
Breathe out and raise your knees away from the floor. At the start, keep your knees slightly bent and your heels lifted away from the floor. Lengthen your tailbone positioned from the back of your pelvis and press it slightly toward the pubis. Alongside this tension, raise the resting bones