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Uttana shishosana or Extended Puppy Pose is an asana.
It is a forward bend which resembles balasana (child's pose) and is used to reduce stress and tension.
Stretches the spine and shoulders and reduces stress and tension.
Adho mukha svanasana (downward-facing dog) or virasana (hero pose) are the preparatory asanas for Extended Puppy Pose.
It has been used as part of a study into the effects of mindful yoga on stress levels in school-age girls.