Uttana Shishosana

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Uttana shishosana or Extended Puppy Pose[1] 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.

Preparatory asanas[edit]

Adho mukha svanasana (downward-facing dog) or virasana (hero pose) are the preparatory asanas for Extended Puppy Pose.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Yoga Journal - Extended Puppy Pose". Retrieved 2011-04-17. 

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